Re: thoughts on domes and markets
>made for domes as housing darn near everywhere. Domes are an evolvment ot the
>Roman arch, especially the barrel vault, and migrated throughout the Roman
>world and slightly beyond.
Geodesic domes are not evolved from the Roman arch.
>China had no domes, while India had them after 900-ish AD.
But we do have gate-guarding gargoyles with one paw on what
appears to be a geodesic sphere. Dunno date.
PS: for reasons known to subscribers on Synergetics-L,
"4D house" (vs. 3D) might make more sense w/ reference
to anything Fuller-inspired.
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