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Friday, November 05, 2010

Harlem Redesign

We're all familiar with R. Buckminster Fuller's proposal for a dome over Midtown Manhattan:

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But did you know about his 1964 proposal for Harlem, also done with his student Shoji Sadao?

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Me neither.

(via Eating Bark)

3 comments:

  1. What are those things? They look like smoke stacks.

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  2. According to the link in the middle of the post, those are 100-story residential skyscrapers each holding 45,000 people.

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  3. Very interesting what are they and the purpose they serve?

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