a dozen dymaxion dwellings

As soon as I saw this, I immediately wanted to go out and buy some land and start an alternative, communal, retirement space with these buildings. If you like this idea, let me know. Read the full article in the NY Times.

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On the grounds of an abandoned military base in southern New Jersey, there survives a small collection of Buckminster Fuller’s Dymaxion Deployment Units (DDUs), the innovative designer’s WWII-era effort to create an inexpensive, portable housing system.

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