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A look at two dome homes and why they are growing in popularity.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1978 (v.56#9) pg. 46

A passive solar geodesic dome designed for homestead living.
COUNTRYSIDE May 1979 (v.63#5) pg. 71

Building the Starplate dome with homemade frame connectors. Starplate structures are based on the icosahedron and are made of 15 equilateral triangles.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1990 (v.74#1) pg. 20

How to assemble a 14-ft. diameter geodesic dome kit. Frame is redwood. Uncovered, it becomes a playground jungle gym. Covered with transparent plastic can be a greenhouse. Other coverings suggested.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #147 Sep 1973 (v.23#7) pg. 34

A look at a dome house you can build from a kit in one weekend with only a hammer and a wrench. Est. cost: $10,000.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #200 Jul-Aug 1979 (v.29#6) pg. 8

Housing: the shape of things to come. A look at foamed dome, log cabin, precut, manufactured, transposed, steel frame, geodesic dome, and earth-sheltered homes.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #235 Jan 1983 (v.33#1) pg. 27

Build this screen house in one weekend. This 16-ft diameter geodesic dome screen house keeps bugs out. Easy to build, it can be covered with screen or canvas, and it folds for winter storage. Est. cost: $125.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #674 Jun 1984 (v.80) pg. 68

Where domes come from. A mathematical look at the design of geodesic domes.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #9 May 1971 pg. 74

A look at a foam dome home designed to hold its heat.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #63 May-Jun 1980 pg. 98

Geodesic domes built from wood and plastic film can serve a variety of uses (pool cover, greenhouse, outdoor playroom, etc.) Plans cost $5. Est. cost: $30-$60.
POPULAR SCIENCE May 1966 (v.188#5) pg. 108

Architectural students display geodesic domes constructed from cardboard and other recycled trash.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1971 (v.199#2) pg. 72

A review of geodesic dome architecture.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1972 (v.200#2) pg. 66

New Hexa-Pent geodesic dome design by R. Buckminster Fuller designed for the amateur builder. Authorized plans will be available starting in June 1972.
POPULAR SCIENCE May 1972 (v.200#5) pg. 128

R. Buckminster Fuller's Hexa-Pent domehome you can build. Plans cost $15.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jun 1972 (v.200#6) pg. 80

Scaled down version of the Hexa-Pent Domehome which appeared in the May and June 1972 issues. This knockdown, portable version is built from Masonite and Plexiglas and assembled with sheet-metal brackets and wing nuts. Use as a playhouse or instead of a tent for camping. Est. cost: $100.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1972 (v.201#2) pg. 82, 130

Prefab this frame-hung dome. Stressed skin panels are suspended inside a metal framework on this geodesic dome. Panels are insulated and built-in ceiling louvers provide year-round comfort.
POPULAR SCIENCE Nov 1972 (v.201#5) pg. 88
Added Info POPULAR SCIENCE Apr 1974 (v.204#4) pg. 111

A look at dome homes, how they're built and a guide to kits that are available.
POPULAR SCIENCE Apr 1979 (v.214#4) pg. 84

A look at a solar geodesic ellipse greenhouse built by David Bynum. Plans can be ordered for $7.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1979 (v.215#2) pg. 22

Bolt-plate shelters for your yard. Build a geodesic frame using stamped-steel plates ("Starplates") to hold a 2x4 framework together.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jul 1985 (v.227#1) pg. 88, 106

Geodesic domes for amateur observatories.
SKY & TELESCOPE Oct 1994 (v.88#4) pg. 90