Hollywood Hills Dome

Hollywood Hills Dome

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Geodesic dome • Hollywood Hills subdivision in Los Angeles, California • 1962 • Erected on steep hillside • Class II geodesic tessellation of icosahedron • Frequency 8v • Sunshade canopy added after other efforts to control solar heat buildup failed • Dome frame originally built by Fuller Research Foundation in 1950, near Montreal • Tension wires, connected to the "spikes" on the frame, provided strength & integrity • Aluminum frame supported a clear vinyl "skin," suspended inside the frame • Architect, Jeffrey Lindsay • Resident, Bernard Judge • The dome was eventually dismantled and shipped to the Smithsonian Institution #Buckminster #Bucky #dome #Fuller #Geodesic #icosahedron #polyhedra #polyhedron
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