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The Costs of Settling Land, Part II

by Beth

We’re 6 months in to establishing our homestead and learning something new every day, including what it’s actually costing to settle our land. 2,246 more words

Country Life

1750 Toyon, Lafayette

Homes based on R Buckminster Fuller’s geodesic dome were sold by a number of kit house companies in the 1970s and quickly became popular for difficult or remote sites due to their fairly straight forward assembly and simple foundation requirements. 85 more words

Mid-Century

Spring

We are having a pretty spring, after such a warm winter I expected everything to be past blooming too early. Some things, yes, but still have a lot of pretty gardens. 509 more words

Home Building

Detroit: The Gillis Geodesic Domes

Though it’s only approaching its 20th birthday, one of Detroit’s most unique abandoned houses is steeped in urban legend and facing an uncertain future.

Inspired by Buckminster Fuller’s iconic, highly functional 1948 design, the house is comprised of two geodesic domes that were crafted from a kit made by American Ingenuity, built around 1999 by musician Leo Gillis and a handful of volunteers among the remains and landscaping of a much older house.   648 more words

Photography

Neurologist appointment with Doc P tomorrow...

that is 1-31-17 at MEG (Minnesota Epilepsy Group) at 1 pm. Been getting bounced around in seizures pretty bad, mystery bruise back of right calf muscle, left elbow bitch pain. 443 more words

Stunning geodesic domes from Romania can handle earthquakes up to 8.5 on the Richter scale

If you have ever wanted your own geodesic dome, now is your chance. Biodome Systems SRL in Romania sell 20 different models of geodesic domes that can be custom-sized depending on your needs. 286 more words

Futurology