Buckminster Fuller

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

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Interestingly, Buckminster Fuller, who gave an AKML lecture, was famous for talking about "spaceship earth."
The name is a reference to the late American systems theorist Buckminster Fuller, as the molecule's structure resembles his trademark geodesic domes.
Buckminster Fuller's Dymaxion house never caught on, but it proposed a peacetime use for wartime factories.
The haunting title track from the latest EP Spirit Walks was one of the new songs she mixed into the set alongside more established tunes like Put Your Hands Up, Buckminster Fuller and a moving performance of her song about British troops History Boys, which took on extra poignancy given the concert's calendar proximity to Remembrance Sunday.
"You never change things by fighting the existing reality." This quote from architect Buckminster Fuller is a favorite of Andrew Hewitt, creator of GameChangers500, which champions the world's top purpose-driven companies.
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. The framework describes patterns of pathologies in organizations and gives guidelines for designing interventions around themes of alignment, role-effectiveness, coaching, and organizational development.
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.
Lindemann continued: "The White Sky iHouse follows the tradition of Buckminster Fuller and Oskar Niemeyer.
Divided Spheres: Geodesics & the Orderly Subdivision of the Sphere holds full color throughout and provides a detailed introduction to the math of Buckminster Fuller's invention of the geodesic dome.
Pakistan had long been warned of an impending water crisis due to poor land management practices, said Allan Savory, chairman of the Africa Centre for Holistic Management, Zimbabwe, which won the 2010 Buckminster Fuller Challenge, an international competition for projects that provide solutions for global problems.
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.