Friday, December 7, 2007

Dymaxion House #2

Fuller’s early version of the Dymaxion house was a hexagonal pod supported by cables from a central supporting pole.

Hexagonal Dymaxion

In the round version that was built in Wichita, the cables can be seen from inside, looking like an huge umbrella.

Internal suspension cables

Floor Plan

Model of Interior

The partitions are hung from the central post and can swivel to allow occupants to decide how big they want each slice/room to be. These partitions also incorporate the O-volvo cabinets or the kitchen top or the bathrooms.

With the rooftop suspended from the central post, the window strip could run all round the circumference of the pod.

Living Room

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