Geodesic Bucky Fuller Home With 8-Person Hot Tub

De-stress with low energy bills and a bubbling jacuzzi.

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Buckminster Fuller was an ecologically minded inventor and visionary with a big dream: “to solve global problems surrounding housing, shelter, transportation, education, energy, ecological destruction, and poverty,” as the Buckminster Fuller Institute puts it. He was a prolific author and speaker, and has influenced generations of people in disparate fields, from geopolitics to architecture.

Regarding architecture, his geodesic dome design makes a home very energy-efficient, but for some reason — aesthetics? Space? — you don’t see them too often. Here’s a dome home about 40 minutes outside of Philly that sits on almost six acres of land. It has all the cost-effective, eco-friendly perks you’d expect from a Fuller home, but it also has some cozy additions, like an eight-person hot tub, a free-standing fireplace, and a built-in wet bar.




THE FINE PRINT
Beds: 4
Baths: 2.5
Square feet: 5,600
Price: $525,000



Listing: 55 Collins Lane, Schwenskville

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