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Geodesic Dome, Baton Rouge

Friday, 3rd March 2006 by

A large Geodesic Dome which formerly housed a train servicing and painting operation stands in a state of disrepair in Baton Rouge. There are efforts to save the dome as architects consider it a fine example of R. Buckminster Fuller’s inventive dome design, which has also been used in the building of Disney’s Epcot Centre. Fuller also designed the Biosphere on Île Sainte-Hélène for Expo ’67. Further history of Fuller…

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