Workmen swarming over the top of the geodesic dome as they begin final step of covering it with translucent plastic skins designed & created by engineer R. Buckminster Fuller to cover display area at the Ford Rotunda outside their River Rouge Plant.


  • Title: Geodesic Dome For Ford Rotunda
  • Date: 1953-06
  • Location: Detroit, MI, US
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Buildings, Detroit, Roofs, Buckminster Fuller, Michigan, Men, Geodesic Buildings, Us, Building Construction, Details, Laborer Types, 1950s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Howard Sochurek
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_5572658
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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