Apropos for #TBT . . .
We share the back story on local architectural weirdness . . .
Here's the important part . . .
"Unknown to most, the first geodesic dome was designed and patented by German engineer Walther Bauersfeld in the early 1920s to house a planetarium projector. It was some thirty years later that American Buckminster Fuller, who is often erroneously given credit for the original design, coined the term “geodesic” and popularized the structure around the world by building structures like the Montreal Biosphere."
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com news link . . .
The story behind the massive geodesic dome off I-35 in Mission, Kansas.