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The Architect Buckminster Fuller

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R . Buckminster Fuller . Buckminster Fuller 's name catapulted to fame with the exhibition of the Dymaxion House in 1929 . This was a breakthrough concept at the time , a residence made from lightweight steel , duraluminum and plastic panels that rest on a central cylindrical core . The building in itself is hexagonal in plan , with all the rooms radiating cantilevered from the central core . Though the house was not intended as permanent residence , but temporary in nature , it could be transported anywhere...



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