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Fonds F0053 - Jeffrey Lindsay fonds

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CA ACU CAA F0053

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Jeffrey Lindsay fonds

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  • 1912-2014 (Creation)

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66 rolls of drawings and other material

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(1924-1984)

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Jeffrey Lindsay (1924-1984) was an architect who specialized in geodesic dome structures. He worked with Buckminster Fuller before coming to Canada to establish the Canadian Fuller Research Foundation which was based in Montreal from 1949 to 1956. Some of his most notable works include Weatherbreak (1950), Skybreak (1951), Skigloo (1952), and Hackney Barn (1954). He also worked on Simon Fraser University's Convocation Mall with Arthur Erickson and the United States Pavilion for Expo 67 in Montreal with Buckminster Fuller.

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Fonds contains materials relating to the architectural work of Jeffrey Lindsay, primarily focused on geodesic domes. It covers the majority of his career including early work, work with the Fuller Research Foundation, Jeffrey Lindsay and Associates, and teaching. Fonds is arranged into series by material type, with subseries arranged by progressive stages in his career.

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Includes 4,774 colour slides, 1,142 files of textual records, 418 models and pieces, 20 architects' tools, and 1 box of index cards

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4078344

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