SELECTED IDEAS OF BUCKMINSTER FULLER
ICOSAHEDRA: MEDIUM
EMERGENCY SHELTER PARACHUTE DOMES

In a 1954 report to the US Marines R Buckminster Fuller

 made a proposal for an air-dropped emergency shelter.

A foldable geodesic dome parachute would be attached to a box

 containing all necessary equipment to make the shelter self-contained.

Never Built--Yet
For further information see:
Final Report: A Study of Shelter Logistics for Marine Corps Aviation Lane/Fuller U.S. Marine Corps p 100 1954
An Experiment In Quick Construction R E Hannon St Louis Post-Dispatch page 7 1-15-56
The Dymaxion World of Buckminster Fuller Fuller/Marks (book) 199-200 1973

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