Michael Keating


Four-star Living at Burning Man: The Dome

Why didn't Buckminster Fuller's dome-a brilliant innovation of design-ever take off?

Why didn't Buckminster Fuller's dome—a brilliant innovation of design—ever take off?

A few months ago, I spent a wonderful week living in a dome. For a total investment of about $250, I acquired over a 100 sturdy, shaded, weather-proof square feet of residential real estate. At Burning Man, this was four-star living.

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