a. Description

Egg Crate
Basic Assembly
Unit

R. BUCKMINSTER
FULLER
(1950):

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The Artifacts of
R. Buckminster Fuller:
A Comprehensive
Collection of his
Designs and Drawings,
James Ward, Ed.,
Garland, New York,
(1984)

Dome which results from half of the volume of a sphere which is produced by the regular array of 15 inscribed circles.

These circles subdivide the surface of the sphere and dome into a pattern made of triangular areas which are combined to form diamonds. Each diamond is then subdivided into a grid of eight interlocking struts.

This case can create even, oriented, and continuous enclosures.