Artist: developed by Buckminster Fuller, construction by college architect C.J. Paderewski of San Diego
Date: 1958

Used as the gymnasium

This metal geodesic is a hemispherical thin-shell dome building that is a structure comprised of geodesics, a series of straight lines on a curved space that intersect to form a triangle. It is extremely strong despite using very few materials. It is silver in color aluminum alloy panels.

clock tower

Palomar's Legendary Clocktower

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  • Clock Tower: Palomar Community College District | All Rights Reserved