Montreal Biosphère

by: Danielle McMillion

The Montreal Biosphere is a museum in Montreal dedicated to the environment. It is located in Montreal, Canada. The architect of this building was Buckminster Fuller. It was originally built as the US' pavilion for the 1960 World Fair Expo. It was then repurposed as a museum.  It is only 2/3 of a sphere.


Diameter: 250 ft (276 meters) Height: 200 ft. (62 meters)

Surface Area


3 Fun Facts

1. You would need to stack about 102 of me reach the top of the building

2. While you would only need to stake about 25 of the tallest US man.

3. And only about 16 each of the two tallest US presidents (Abraham Lincoln and Lyndon B. Johnson.

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