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R. Buckminster Fuller: inventor, architect, author

Renaissance man R. Buckminster Fuller was a poet, architect, inventor, author , and philosopher. Mr. Fuller, who passed on Friday, was best known as the father of the geodesic dome, although in all he held some 2,000 patents for inventions. He envisioned Earth as a ship traveling in space.

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