Art: Beyond the Horizon

What are the latest new ideas in house design? Manhattan's Museum of Modern Art, which makes a specialty of scanning the horizon, last week displayed two from the horizon—or a bit beyond. Both were still in the model stage. ¶ The Geodesic House, which looks at quick glance like an airy, latticework igloo, is the work of ingenious Designer R. Buckminster Fuller (TIME, Nov. 7, 1946, et seq.). Fuller's new design-aims at economy and simplicity. He chose the dome shape in order to cover the largest area with the least surface, and because such...

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