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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
Dome homes are disaster resistant, energy efficient, and generally awesome inside and out. After living in a geodesic dome for a year, it’s a mystery to Chris and me that anyone would want to live in a rectangular house. 2,251 more words