Alicja Gzowska

Alicja Gzowska

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Buckminster Fuller, Union Tank Car Company Repair Shop Buildings, (1956-1957)  The dome’s circular plan could be organically derived from it’s function in the building, as the tracks for the tank cars to be repaired were arranged like spokes of a bicycle wheel around a central parts and office area; a circular transfer table advanced the vehicles.

rudygodinez: “ ” The Union Tank Car Dome was designed by architect and engineer TC Howard of Synergetics, Inc of Raleigh, NC and structural engineer Dr. ME Uyanik. Buckminster Fuller held the patent.