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This geodesic dome was originally built in Detroit, Michigan, in 1978. It had been used as a car showroom but became available for sale in 2000. Seizing the opportunity, Vitra purchased the dome and shipped it to Weil-am-Rhein, a simple task since Fuller

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Originally appeared in Touring Vitra Campus, Part 1
on September 29, 2011
This geodesic dome was originally built in Detroit, Michigan, in 1978. It had been used as a car showroom but became available for sale in 2000. Seizing the opportunity, Vitra purchased the dome and shipped it to Weil-am-Rhein, a simple task since Fuller
This geodesic dome was originally built in Detroit, Michigan, in 1978. It had been used as a car showroom but became available for sale in 2000. Seizing the opportunity, Vitra purchased the dome and shipped it to Weil-am-Rhein, a simple task since Fuller designed his domes to be temporary structures and thus easily constructed and deconstructed.

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