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To prepare for this discussion: Read Chapter 21 in your text, “Architecture and

To prepare for this discussion:
Read Chapter 21 in your text, “Architecture and Engineering,” pages 556–557, to learn about architect Richard Buckminster Fuller and the Dymaxion House.
Read the article titled, “Future Man From Venus,” to learn about Jacque Fresco, inventor, artist, futurist, and his life’s work building the city of the future.
Fuller and Fresco were artistic visionaries.
Please respond to the following in a post of 150 to 200 words:
Describe the political, economic, and cultural influences at work in Fuller’s and Fresco’s architecture.
Based on your reading about modern architecture and two of its visionaries, identify and explain the most important characteristics modern architects employ in their designs and innovations.