Read here about a person significant to work generally relating to Buckminster Fuller, and tensegrity research in particular.
Dick Fischbeck studied with Buckminster Fuller, and invented the Randome. He is a major supporter of this tensegrity wiki, offering behind-the-scenes corrections, and encouragement from its inception. He maintains a close relationship with the Fuller estate.
The Randome is a type of dome shelter constructed of circular elements. The Randome was granted a patent in 2008 and is licensed under the Creative Commons meaning that anyone can build and distribute the structure for non-commercial purposes.
Links and References
Sample model on website, http://www.antiprism.com/album/835_tens_models/index.html