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Dymaxion House – Dearborn, Michigan

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Building Name:  Dymaxion House
Location:  Dearborn, Michigan
Architect:  Buckminster Fuller
Completion:  1945

AE Interests:  Self-sufficient, low maintenance, supported by a central pole with cables suspended from it allowing for non-bearing outer walls, primarily made of aluminum, weighs one and half tons which was 1% the weight of average homes, earthquake and storm resistant

Articles:  [1, 2]

Video:  [1]

Written by Katia Bravo

October 4, 2018 at 12:24 am

Posted in Built

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