"Richard Buckminster Fuller was a scientist, philosopher, and inventor who is most famous for designing the geodesic dome"
Geodesic Sphere
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A geodesic dome is a spherical shell structure made up of a network of great circles lying on the surface of a sphere.  Geodesic domes are important in architecture because they allow an enclosed space free of structural supports, as seen at the Eden Project and Epcot, Disney World.

I live on Earth at present, and I don’t know what I am. I know that I am not a category. I am not a thing — a noun. I seem to be a verb, an evolutionary process – an integral function of the universe.

    -  Buckminster Fuller, I Seem To Be a Verb (1970)