Posted by Big Gav in bucky fuller
TreeHugger has a post on some Bucky Fuller designed structures that have been rediscovered in New Jersey (prompted by this article in Gizmodo and the NYT) - Bucky Fuller's grain silo houses found in New Jersey.
In 1940, before the Wichita House or the geodesic dome, Bucky Fuller was fascinated by the technology used to build grain silos. ... Unfortunately steel was in demand for weapons, not houses, so they were never produced in volume. A dozen of them survive at Camp Evans in New Jersey, a remarkable story of architectural preservation.