BUCKMINSTER FULLER BIBLIOGRAPHY
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TABLE OF CONTENTS

DOMEBOOK ONE
BY PACIFIC DOMES, 1970

Acknowledgements

p 2

Introduction

3
 
A   SIMPLE GEODESICS 4
 
B     MODELS 5

1

Strut Models "

2

Membrane Models 6
 
C     GEODESIC GEOMETRY by Jonathan Kanter 7
1 Alternate "
2 Triacon 8
 
D SPHERICAL TRIG by Jonathan Kanter 11
 
E SUN DOME PLANS from Popular Science Magazine 12
 
F     BIG SUR DOME 13
1 Vital Stats "
2 Dome Ingredients "
3 Builder's Instructions "
4 Putting It Up 15
 
G     PACIFIC DOME 16
1 Vital Stats "
2 Dome Ingredients "
3 Builder's Instructions "
4 Making Hubs 19
5 Putting It Up "
6 Skinning Dome 20
 

H    

TUBE FRAME DOME 21
1 Vital Stats "
2 The Frame "
3 Skins 22
 

I

BUBBLE DOME by Jay & Kathleen 24
 

J

POD DOME by Martin Bartlett 25
 

K    

COSTS 27
1 Pacific Dome: $929 "
2 Bubble Dome: $664 "
3 Pod Dome: $350 "
 
L PLYDOME PLANS from People from Canyon, CA 27
 
M MAST 27
 
N PARADOME 30
 
O     FLOORS 31
1 Concrete 31
2 Wood 32
3 Experimental "
4 Radial Floor Construction 33
 
P     SEALING 34
1 Tapes "
2 Caulks "

3

Paints 35
 
Q WINDOWS 36
 
R     DOORS 37

1

Rectangular "
2 Trap "
3 Triangle "
4 Diamond "
 
S VENTS (Extract from Item "M", Boston Blueprint Data Archive, R Buckminster Fuller) 38
 
T INTERIORS (7 Pics) 39
 
U     PLASTIC FOAM 40
1 Introduction "
2 "Foamed Plastic for Shelters" by Douglas Deeds "
3 "The Use of Polyurethane Foam in Construction" by Ron Swenson 42
 
V     FERRO CEMENT 43
1 Introduction "
2 How to Do It "
 
W FULLER PATENTS 44
 
X BUILDING INSPECTOR 45
 
Y CENTERING by Alan & Heath 46
 
Z     HUBS 48
1 Dyna Domes Hubs for Wood Struts "
2 Tony Magar's Hub for Space Grids "
3 Mero-Triagonal Hub "
4 Triodetic Hub "
5 Jay and Kathleen's Hubs for Tube Frames "
 
AA WHAT SIZE? 49
 
BB     CHORD FACTORS AND ANGLES 50
1 Introduction "
2 1 Frequency Icosahedron, Alternate "
3 2 Frequency Icosahedron, Alternate "
4 3 Frequency Icosahedron, Alternate "
5 4 Frequency Icosahedron, Alternate "
6 5 Frequency Icosahedron, Alternate "
7 6 Frequency Icosahedron, Alternate "
8 2 Frequency Icosahedron, Triacon 52
9 4 Frequency Icosahedron, Triacon "
10 6 Frequency Icosahedron, Triacon "
11 8 Frequency Icosahedron, Triacon "
 
CC USEFUL MATH 52
 
DD     NEW MATERIALS 53
1 Sealants "
2 Foam "
3 Fiberglass "
4 Tapes for Dome Seals "
5 Membranes "
6 Plastics "
7 Miscellaneous "
 
EE BIBLIOGRAPHY 54
 
FF UNCLASSIFIEDS 55
GG LAST MINUTE 56
HH FANTASIES 56

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