Buckminster Fuller


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United States architect who invented the geodesic dome (1895-1983)

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Architects Buckminster Fuller have anticipated the quality control offered by building in an indoor, controlled factory setting, she said.
Blending Western and Indian approaches, this guide for organizational development consultants presents an action-researched organizational design paradigm built on the concept of Tensegrity, which was first developed by Buckminster Fuller.
Buckminster Fuller and George Nelson, corporate chiefs Sidney Topol of Scientific Atlanta and Roberto Goizueta of Coca-Cola, plus aesthetic groundbreakers such as Saul Bass and Heinz Edelmann.
Editions available by Vito Acconci, Lynda Benglis, Jay Bolotin, John Cage, Buckminster Fuller, Nancy Graves, Ik-Joong Kang, Matt Mullican, Claes Oldenburg, Ben Patterson, Nam June Palk, Jessica Stockholder, and Robert Wilson
Another futurist, R Buckminster Fuller, is best known for creating the Geodesic Dome.
Back in 1970 'futurist' Richard Buckminster Fuller, known mostly now for his geodesic domes, wrote, "I live on Earth at present, and I don't know what I am.
In spite of numerous green building certification programs like LEED and The Living Building Challenge[TM] (which I reported in my last column was the 2012 winner of the Buckminster Fuller Prize), change has been slow at the products level.
4 by Brian Butler, Chair of the Philosophy Department at University of North Carolina-Asheville, who will discuss Richard Rorty, Buckminster Fuller and John Cage and their respective methods of "artistic" production as part of the WFU Department of Philosophy's Philosophy Forum.
Finally, we end this episode with a segment on the exhibition "The Utopian Impulse: Buckminster Fuller and the Bay Area" in which curator Jennifer Dunlop Fletcher and filmmaker Sam Green discuss Fuller's legacy as a design revolutionary and explore his ties to the Bay Area.
I imagined I was designing this very abstract metal shell that landed on a wavy desert," says Yansong, who adds that he also found inspiration from "Dome Over Manhattan," Buckminster Fuller and Shoji Sadao's landmark 1960 proposal.
The design was said to be inspired by the seminal geodesic domes by Buckminster Fuller.
There's a drawn diary by Bobby Baker, exploring her experiences in a psychiatric ward, the invention of geodesic domes by Richard Buckminster Fuller, a political cartoon by Martin Rowson, and a storyboard for a children's book by A nt hony Browne.
Summary: Some decades ago, legend has it, an American engineer and inventor named Buckminster Fuller asked a novel question.
The Stars: Mother Teresa, Buckminster Fuller and Margaret Mead
This is the first time the project has been shown in recent years; when the Whitney Museum held a Buckminster Fuller retrospective in 2008, it was unable to find the original model for Fountain Factory, so omitted it entirely.