Buckminster Fuller

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Richard Buckminster "Bucky" Fuller (12 Julie, 1895 - 1 Julie, 1983) wis an American visionary, designer, architect, an inventor. He wis a professor at Southern Illinois Varsity forbye an an eydent writer.

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Fuller wis best kent for his geodesic domes, that can be seen as pairt o military radar stances, ceivic biggins, an exhibeetion attractions. Their construction is foondit on extendin some basic preenciples ti big semple tensegrity structurs (tetrahedron, octahedron, an the closest packin o speres). Biggit in this gate thay are unco lichtwecht an stable. The patent for geodesic domes wis awairdit in 1954, pairt o Fuller's decades-lang ettles til splore naiture's princeeples o biggin for ti finnd design solutions.