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Subject: Position at Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village

Position at Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village

From: Clara Deck <cdeck>
Date: Wednesday, May 6, 1998
Restoration Coordinator - Dymaxion Project
Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village
Deadline: May 20 1998

HFM & GV seeks a Restoration Coordinator for a three-year contract
position.  The Restoration Coordinator  will be responsible for the
execution and supervision of conservation activities related to the
restoration and re-erection of R. Buckminster Fuller's Dymaxion
Dwelling Machine. Built around 1946 out of aluminum, plexiglas and
plywood, the Dymaxion house  will be erected on its original mast
inside the museum.

The restoration of this prototype "house of the future" will present a
unique opportunity for an individual with  good organizational skills
and advanced problem solving abilities. The restoration will require
repair and patching of cast and sheet aluminum, as well as the
fabrication of missing parts. The built system will be tested for

Requires a B.A. in Engineering, Architectural Conservation,
Architecture or equivalent and experience in metals fabrication
related to buildings, transportation or aerospace technology. The
position also requires at least 5 years in the
construction/preservation trades, with some project
management/supervision experience.
Submit resume, cover letter and 3 references to

    Human Resources
    20900 Oakwood Blvd.
    Dearborn MI 48121-1970
    Fax: 313-982-6237
    employment [at] hfmgv__org


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