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A Pop-Up Geodesic Dome for the Garden

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jun 04, 2014 01:10 AM
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by Promila Shastri last modified Jun 03, 2014

Buckminster Fuller may not have had a backyard respite in mind when he invented the geodesic dome, but we can assume he’d be plenty tickled by Garden Igloo, a German-made structure that echoes Fuller’s dome design for a versatile, easy to assemble, and visually beguiling year-round room. Comprised of a — Continue reading …




 

 

garden-igloo-geodesic-domeBuckminster Fuller may not have had a backyard respite in mind when he invented the geodesic dome, but we can assume he’d be plenty tickled by Garden Igloo, a German-made structure that echoes Fuller’s dome design for a versatile, easy to assemble, and visually beguiling year-round room.

Comprised of a metal frame and a set of two weather-resistent coversone transparent, one considerably more privateGarden Igloo, which follows the geodesic dome template for maximizing volume with minimum material output, is a roomy edifice (11.6 feet diameter; 7.2 ft. height) suitable as wintertime greenhouse or summertime refuge.

The Igloo kit can be fully assembled by a single person (who’s good at following instructions, presumably), while its portable, easily collapsible qualities exempt it from homeowner zoning or permit restrictions. We call that a well-rounded design!
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