Arch + Eng, Design

Jonathon Keats on Bucky’s Geoscope

Buckminster Fuller had many ways over his lifetime that he applied his key invention, the one for which he’s best known, the geodesic dome. Possibly his most unexpected use of the dome was initially as an outdoor planetarium in which you would be able to see your relationship to the planet by looking out at the stars through cutouts of the continents…” – Jonathon Keats

In July, experimental philosopher and conceptual artist Jonathon Keats interviewed with Big Think about Buckminster Fuller’s geoscope – a use for the geodesic dome that was never realized. Listen to the 6 minute 20 second interview here, or read the transcript on the same page.