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Once Upon a Geodesic Dome

September 19, 2010


A few weeks back I helped a friend construct a geodesic dome for an islamic art workshop at the V&A in London. There are various ways of triangulating a dome or sphere (I believe the Bucky method produced a dome entirely of equilaterals) and I was not responsible for the calculations in this instance but […]


February 3, 2010


It seems to me that as a generation we harbour a huge portion of people that are working in ‘unskilled’ or unspecialised jobs. A great deal of this number are intelligent, sometimes highly educated, people. It leads me to think about Buckminster Fuller and his thoughts on specialization and how, as others have mentioned before, […]