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Dymaxion Dwelling Machine during progressive dismantling in 1992

Dymaxion Dwelling Machine during progressive dismantling in 1992

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People

  • Robert Duchesnay (creator)
  • Robert Duchesnay (archive creator)

Title

Dymaxion Dwelling Machine during progressive dismantling in 1992

Dates of creation

1992

Level of archival description

Dossier 2

Extent and Medium

  • 19 photographs

Reference Number

AP115.S2.D2

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    • Reference Number: ARCH262465
    • Title: Dismantling of the Dymaxion Dwelling Machine, Wichita, Kansas : view of the house without ventilator hat
    • Dates of creation: 1992
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • Robert Duchesnay (photographer)
    • R. Buckminster Fuller (architect)
    • Robert Duchesnay (archive creator)

    Description:

    no. 18

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver print épreuve argentique à la gélatine

    Dimensions:

    composition: 26 x 26 cm sheet: 35.5 x 28 cm

    Point of View:

    • exterior views

    Inscription:

    inscribed

    Location:

    Wichita Kansas United States

    Subject:

    • architecture

    Subject Descriptive Terms:

    • houses
    • derelict buildings

    Credit line:

    Fonds Robert Duchesnay
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Robert Duchesnay/
    Gift of Robert Duchesnay

    Copyright:

    © Robert Duchesnay

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    • Reference Number: ARCH262466
    • Title: Dismantling of the Dymaxion Dwelling Machine, Wichita, Kansas : main entrance
    • Dates of creation: 1992
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • Robert Duchesnay (photographer)
    • R. Buckminster Fuller (architect)
    • Robert Duchesnay (archive creator)

    Description:

    no. 19

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver print épreuve argentique à la gélatine

    Dimensions:

    composition: 26 x 26 cm sheet: 35.5 x 28 cm

    Point of View:

    • exterior views

    Inscription:

    inscribed

    Location:

    Wichita Kansas United States

    Subject:

    • architecture

    Subject Descriptive Terms:

    • entrances
    • houses
    • doorways
    • derelict buildings

    Credit line:

    Fonds Robert Duchesnay
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Robert Duchesnay/
    Gift of Robert Duchesnay

    Copyright:

    © Robert Duchesnay

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    • Reference Number: ARCH262467
    • Title: Dismantling of the Dymaxion Dwelling Machine, Wichita, Kansas : wall sections showing identification markings needed to reconstruct the house
    • Dates of creation: 1992
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • Robert Duchesnay (photographer)
    • R. Buckminster Fuller (architect)
    • Robert Duchesnay (archive creator)

    Description:

    no. 20

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver print épreuve argentique à la gélatine

    Dimensions:

    composition: 26 x 26 cm sheet: 35.5 x 28 cm

    Point of View:

    • exterior views

    Inscription:

    inscribed

    Location:

    Wichita Kansas United States

    Subject:

    • architecture

    Subject Descriptive Terms:

    • houses
    • derelict buildings

    Credit line:

    Fonds Robert Duchesnay
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Robert Duchesnay/
    Gift of Robert Duchesnay

    Copyright:

    © Robert Duchesnay

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    • Reference Number: ARCH262468
    • Title: Dismantling of the Dymaxion Dwelling Machine, Wichita, Kansas : ventilator cone on ground dismantled
    • Dates of creation: 1992
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • Robert Duchesnay (photographer)
    • R. Buckminster Fuller (architect)
    • Robert Duchesnay (archive creator)

    Description:

    no. 21

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver print épreuve argentique à la gélatine

    Dimensions:

    composition: 26 x 26 cm sheet: 35.5 x 28 cm

    Point of View:

    • exterior views

    Inscription:

    inscribed

    Location:

    Wichita Kansas United States

    Subject:

    • architecture

    Subject Descriptive Terms:

    • houses
    • derelict buildings

    Credit line:

    Fonds Robert Duchesnay
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Robert Duchesnay/
    Gift of Robert Duchesnay

    Copyright:

    © Robert Duchesnay

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    • Reference Number: ARCH262469
    • Title: Dismantling of the Dymaxion Dwelling Machine, Wichita, Kansas : ventilator hat post assembly
    • Dates of creation: 1992
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • Robert Duchesnay (photographer)
    • R. Buckminster Fuller (architect)
    • Robert Duchesnay (archive creator)

    Description:

    no. 22

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver print épreuve argentique à la gélatine

    Dimensions:

    composition: 26 x 26 cm sheet: 35.5 x 28 cm

    Point of View:

    • exterior views

    Inscription:

    inscribed

    Location:

    Wichita Kansas United States

    Subject:

    • architecture

    Subject Descriptive Terms:

    • houses
    • derelict buildings

    Credit line:

    Fonds Robert Duchesnay
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Robert Duchesnay/
    Gift of Robert Duchesnay

    Copyright:

    © Robert Duchesnay

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    • Reference Number: ARCH262470
    • Title: Dismantling of the Dymaxion Dwelling Machine, Wichita, Kansas : central mast being tied down because of a tornado alert
    • Dates of creation: 1992
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • Robert Duchesnay (photographer)
    • R. Buckminster Fuller (architect)
    • Robert Duchesnay (archive creator)

    Description:

    no. 23

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver print épreuve argentique à la gélatine

    Dimensions:

    composition: 26 x 26 cm sheet: 35.5 x 28 cm

    Inscription:

    inscribed

    Location:

    Wichita Kansas United States

    Subject:

    • architecture

    Subject Descriptive Terms:

    • houses
    • derelict buildings

    Credit line:

    Fonds Robert Duchesnay
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Robert Duchesnay/
    Gift of Robert Duchesnay

    Copyright:

    © Robert Duchesnay

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    • Reference Number: ARCH262471
    • Title: Dismantling of the Dymaxion Dwelling Machine, Wichita, Kansas : crew leader Jay Baldwin on right
    • Dates of creation: 1992
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • Robert Duchesnay (photographer)
    • R. Buckminster Fuller (architect)
    • Robert Duchesnay (archive creator)

    Description:

    no. 24

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver print épreuve argentique à la gélatine

    Dimensions:

    composition: 26 x 26 cm sheet: 35.5 x 28 cm

    Inscription:

    inscribed

    Location:

    Wichita Kansas United States

    Subject:

    • architecture

    Subject Descriptive Terms:

    • houses
    • derelict buildings

    Credit line:

    Fonds Robert Duchesnay
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Robert Duchesnay/
    Gift of Robert Duchesnay

    Copyright:

    © Robert Duchesnay

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    • Reference Number: ARCH262472
    • Title: Dismantling of the Dymaxion Dwelling Machine, Wichita, Kansas : crew leader Jay Baldwin removing lower wall section
    • Dates of creation: 1992
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • Robert Duchesnay (photographer)
    • R. Buckminster Fuller (architect)
    • Robert Duchesnay (archive creator)

    Description:

    no. 25

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver print épreuve argentique à la gélatine

    Dimensions:

    composition: 26 x 26 cm sheet: 35.5 x 28 cm

    Inscription:

    inscribed

    Location:

    Wichita Kansas United States

    Subject:

    • architecture

    Subject Descriptive Terms:

    • houses
    • derelict buildings

    Credit line:

    Fonds Robert Duchesnay
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Robert Duchesnay/
    Gift of Robert Duchesnay

    Copyright:

    © Robert Duchesnay

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    • Reference Number: ARCH262473
    • Title: Dismantling of the Dymaxion Dwelling Machine, Wichita, Kansas : view of the living room area with the plexiglas windows removed
    • Dates of creation: 1992
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • Robert Duchesnay (photographer)
    • R. Buckminster Fuller (architect)
    • Robert Duchesnay (archive creator)

    Description:

    no. 26

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver print épreuve argentique à la gélatine

    Dimensions:

    composition: 26 x 26 cm sheet: 35.5 x 28 cm

    Point of View:

    • interior views

    Inscription:

    inscribed

    Location:

    Wichita Kansas United States

    Subject:

    • architecture

    Subject Descriptive Terms:

    • houses
    • living rooms
    • derelict buildings

    Credit line:

    Fonds Robert Duchesnay
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Robert Duchesnay/
    Gift of Robert Duchesnay

    Copyright:

    © Robert Duchesnay

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    • Reference Number: ARCH262474
    • Title: Dismantling of the Dymaxion Dwelling Machine, Wichita, Kansas : removal of roof cowling gores
    • Dates of creation: 1992
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • Robert Duchesnay (photographer)
    • R. Buckminster Fuller (architect)
    • Robert Duchesnay (archive creator)

    Description:

    no. 27

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver print épreuve argentique à la gélatine

    Dimensions:

    composition: 26 x 26 cm sheet: 35.5 x 28 cm

    Inscription:

    inscribed

    Location:

    Wichita Kansas United States

    Subject:

    • architecture

    Subject Descriptive Terms:

    • houses
    • roofs
    • derelict buildings

    Credit line:

    Fonds Robert Duchesnay
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Robert Duchesnay/
    Gift of Robert Duchesnay

    Copyright:

    © Robert Duchesnay

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    • Reference Number: ARCH262475
    • Title: Dismantling of the Dymaxion Dwelling Machine, Wichita, Kansas : crew taking down the roof cowling gores
    • Dates of creation: 1992
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • Robert Duchesnay (photographer)
    • R. Buckminster Fuller (architect)
    • Robert Duchesnay (archive creator)

    Description:

    no. 28

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver print épreuve argentique à la gélatine

    Dimensions:

    composition: 26 x 26 cm sheet: 35.5 x 28 cm

    Inscription:

    inscribed

    Location:

    Wichita Kansas United States

    Subject:

    • architecture

    Subject Descriptive Terms:

    • houses
    • roofs
    • derelict buildings

    Credit line:

    Fonds Robert Duchesnay
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Robert Duchesnay/
    Gift of Robert Duchesnay

    Copyright:

    © Robert Duchesnay

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    • Reference Number: ARCH262476
    • Title: Dismantling of the Dymaxion Dwelling Machine, Wichita, Kansas
    • Dates of creation: 1992
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • Robert Duchesnay (photographer)
    • R. Buckminster Fuller (architect)
    • Robert Duchesnay (archive creator)

    Description:

    no. 30

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver print épreuve argentique à la gélatine

    Dimensions:

    composition: 26 x 26 cm sheet: 35.5 x 28 cm

    Inscription:

    inscribed

    Location:

    Wichita Kansas United States

    Subject:

    • architecture

    Subject Descriptive Terms:

    • houses
    • derelict buildings

    Credit line:

    Fonds Robert Duchesnay
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Robert Duchesnay/
    Gift of Robert Duchesnay

    Copyright:

    © Robert Duchesnay

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    • Reference Number: ARCH262477
    • Title: Dismantling of the Dymaxion Dwelling Machine, Wichita, Kansas : view of the "A" ring and "B" ring supports and the mast
    • Dates of creation: 1992
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • Robert Duchesnay (photographer)
    • R. Buckminster Fuller (architect)
    • Robert Duchesnay (archive creator)

    Description:

    no. 31

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver print épreuve argentique à la gélatine

    Dimensions:

    composition: 26 x 26 cm sheet: 35.5 x 28 cm

    Inscription:

    inscribed

    Location:

    Wichita Kansas United States

    Subject:

    • architecture

    Subject Descriptive Terms:

    • houses
    • derelict buildings

    Credit line:

    Fonds Robert Duchesnay
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Robert Duchesnay/
    Gift of Robert Duchesnay

    Copyright:

    © Robert Duchesnay

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    • Reference Number: ARCH262478
    • Title: Dismantling of the Dymaxion Dwelling Machine, Wichita, Kansas : view of the "A" ring and the mast
    • Dates of creation: 1992
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • Robert Duchesnay (photographer)
    • R. Buckminster Fuller (architect)
    • Robert Duchesnay (archive creator)

    Description:

    no. 32

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver print épreuve argentique à la gélatine

    Dimensions:

    composition: 26 x 26 cm sheet: 35.5 x 28 cm

    Inscription:

    inscribed

    Location:

    Wichita Kansas United States

    Subject:

    • architecture

    Subject Descriptive Terms:

    • houses
    • derelict buildings

    Credit line:

    Fonds Robert Duchesnay
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Robert Duchesnay/
    Gift of Robert Duchesnay

    Copyright:

    © Robert Duchesnay

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    • Reference Number: ARCH262479
    • Title: Dismantling of the Dymaxion Dwelling Machine, Wichita, Kansas : damaged tapered floor panels
    • Dates of creation: 1992
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • Robert Duchesnay (photographer)
    • R. Buckminster Fuller (architect)
    • Robert Duchesnay (archive creator)

    Description:

    no. 33

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver print épreuve argentique à la gélatine

    Dimensions:

    composition: 26 x 26 cm sheet: 35.5 x 28 cm

    Inscription:

    inscribed

    Location:

    Wichita Kansas United States

    Subject:

    • architecture

    Subject Descriptive Terms:

    • houses
    • floors
    • derelict buildings

    Credit line:

    Fonds Robert Duchesnay
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Robert Duchesnay/
    Gift of Robert Duchesnay

    Copyright:

    © Robert Duchesnay

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    • Reference Number: ARCH262480
    • Title: Dismantling of the Dymaxion Dwelling Machine, Wichita, Kansas : a stack of wall support tension rods
    • Dates of creation: 1992
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • Robert Duchesnay (photographer)
    • R. Buckminster Fuller (architect)
    • Robert Duchesnay (archive creator)

    Description:

    no. 34

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver print épreuve argentique à la gélatine

    Dimensions:

    composition: 26 x 26 cm sheet: 35.5 x 28 cm

    Inscription:

    inscribed

    Location:

    Wichita Kansas United States

    Subject:

    • architecture

    Subject Descriptive Terms:

    • houses
    • derelict buildings

    Credit line:

    Fonds Robert Duchesnay
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Robert Duchesnay/
    Gift of Robert Duchesnay

    Copyright:

    © Robert Duchesnay

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    • Reference Number: ARCH262481
    • Title: Dismantling of the Dymaxion Dwelling Machine, Wichita, Kansas : aerodynamic Dymaxion Dwelling Machine parts obtained from storage area
    • Dates of creation: 1992
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • Robert Duchesnay (photographer)
    • R. Buckminster Fuller (architect)
    • Robert Duchesnay (archive creator)

    Description:

    no. 36

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver print épreuve argentique à la gélatine

    Dimensions:

    composition: 26 x 26 cm sheet: 35.5 x 28 cm

    Inscription:

    inscribed

    Location:

    Wichita Kansas United States

    Subject:

    • architecture

    Subject Descriptive Terms:

    • houses
    • derelict buildings

    Credit line:

    Fonds Robert Duchesnay
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Robert Duchesnay/
    Gift of Robert Duchesnay

    Copyright:

    © Robert Duchesnay

    General note:

    • These parts are from the second Dymaxion Dwelling Machine Unit that were never used or assembled.
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    • Reference Number: ARCH262508
    • Title: Dismantling of the Dymaxion Dwelling Machine, Wichita, Kansas : removal of roof sections
    • Dates of creation: 1992
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • Robert Duchesnay (photographer)
    • R. Buckminster Fuller (architect)
    • Robert Duchesnay (archive creator)

    Description:

    no. 29

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver print épreuve argentique à la gélatine

    Dimensions:

    composition: 26 x 26 cm sheet: 35.5 x 28 cm

    Inscription:

    inscribed

    Location:

    Wichita Kansas United States

    Subject:

    • architecture

    Subject Descriptive Terms:

    • houses
    • derelict buildings

    Credit line:

    Fonds Robert Duchesnay
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Robert Duchesnay/
    Gift of Robert Duchesnay

    Copyright:

    © Robert Duchesnay

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    • Reference Number: ARCH262510
    • Title: Dismantling of the Dymaxion Dwelling Machine, Wichita, Kansas : lower part from the ventilator hat section
    • Dates of creation: 1992
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • Robert Duchesnay (photographer)
    • R. Buckminster Fuller (architect)
    • Robert Duchesnay (archive creator)

    Description:

    no. 35

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver print épreuve argentique à la gélatine

    Dimensions:

    composition: 26 x 26 cm sheet: 35.5 x 28 cm

    Inscription:

    inscribed, dated, and numbered

    Location:

    Wichita Kansas United States

    Subject:

    • architecture

    Subject Descriptive Terms:

    • houses
    • derelict buildings

    Credit line:

    Fonds Robert Duchesnay
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Robert Duchesnay/
    Gift of Robert Duchesnay

    Copyright:

    © Robert Duchesnay

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