Geodesic dome, Parco Sempione, X Triennale, Milan

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RIBApix ref no RIBA63629
Architect/DesignerFuller, Richard Buckminster (1895-1983)
CountryItaly
CityMilan
Subject Date1954
Image Date1954
ViewExterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP 645 Triennale 1954
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This structure consists of large diamond-shaped units, cut, folded and stapled from heavy packing-card, forming box girders. Weather protection was by means of a vinylite tent which wqas pulled over the frame.

Subject tags

Exhibitions, exhibition buildings, geodesic domes