SELECTED IDEAS OF BUCKMINSTER FULLER
ICOSAHEDRON: TENSEGRITY
ICOSA TRUSSES

Icosahedra may be assembled together

into flat or curved trusses.

The tension & compression components may be

 separated out to reduce weight & cost.

For further information see:

Tensegrity Module Structure/Method of Interconnecting the Modules C J Kitrick US Patent #4207715 6-17-80
Synergetics R Buckminster Fuller  pp 428-31 1975
An Introduction to Tensegrity Anthony Pugh  p 59 1976

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