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Dymaxion

The aerodynamically efficient Dymaxion car could transport 11 passengers and returned 36 m...

Buckminster Fuller was an American inventor and futurist whose prolific and widely admired work gave us the geodesic dome, the remarkable Dymaxion Chronofile, the term ""Spaceship Earth" and the Dymaxion car. The Norman Foster-built Dymaxion car had a rare public outing at the exclusive boutique-style Salon Prive event in London this week. Nice photo file on this one.  Read More

The last remaining original Dymaxion (Photo: National Automobile Museum, Reno, Nevada)

Bucky Fuller's Dymaxion car was never meant to be a car. Looking like something between a Zeppelin and a VW camper van it was intended to fly, but sadly only three of these concept vehicles were ever built after tragedy struck. Now, as part of a Madrid retrospective on Bucky Fuller's work, Norman Foster, Fuller's collaborator for twelve years, has rebuilt his hero's Dymaxion car.  Read More

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