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The Dymaxion world of Buckminster Fuller

Author: Robert W Marks; R Buckminster Fuller
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Anchor Books, 1973, ©1960.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book shows the practical applicaitons of the Dymaxion concept to the world of design and industrial production. Here are explanations, diagrams, and photographs of the most important of Fuller's inventions - his Dymaxion car, the Geodesic dome, the Dymaxion bathroom etc. This book gives a clear verbal and pictorial explanation of Fuller's anticipatory design science. It is also a concise history of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: R Buckminster Fuller; Richard Buckminster Fuller; R Buckminster Fuller
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert W Marks; R Buckminster Fuller
ISBN: 0385018045 9780385018043
OCLC Number: 1000360
Notes: "Slightly revised Anchor Press edition."
Description: 246 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Robert Marks and R. Buckminster Fuller.

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"This book shows the practical applicaitons of the Dymaxion concept to the world of design and industrial production. Here are explanations, diagrams, and photographs of the most important of Fuller's inventions - his Dymaxion car, the Geodesic dome, the Dymaxion bathroom etc. This book gives a clear verbal and pictorial explanation of Fuller's anticipatory design science. It is also a concise history of the development of his ideas, from the early 1920's to the time when Fuller finally gained the international recognition he deserved"--Back cover.

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