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Buckminster Fuller



Richard Buckminster Fuller (1895–1983) was an American professor, systems theorist, author, and architect that popularized the geodesic dome and the concept of “Spaceship Earth.”

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Buckminster Fuller: The Man Who Saw The Future | Random Thursday

Buckminster Fuller wasn't the massive success that he wanted to be, but he became a defining influence on the engineering, architecture, and design that shapes our world today.

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Utopia or Oblivion: The Prospects for Humanity

Composed of lectures given by Buckminster Fuller throughout the world in the 1960s, Utopia or Oblivion presents the thesis that humanity, for the first time in its history, has the opportunity to create a world where the needs of 100% of humanity are met.

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Buckminster Fuller on an Economic System Based on Abundance not Scarcity

Buckminster Fuller knew it was possible to feed clothe house and educate every man woman and child on Earth... and that our current economic system is based on the belief that we can not do that.

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Buckminster Fuller in 3 minutes

A brief history of Buckminster Fuller.

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Critical Path

R. Buckminster Fuller is regarded as one of the most important figures of the 20th century, renowned for his achievements as an inventor, designer, architect, philosopher, mathematician, and dogged individualist.

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Buckminster Fuller

Buckminster Fuller embarked on a life-long ‘experiment to discover what the little, penniless, unknown individual might be able to do effectively on behalf of all humanity’.

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And It Came to Pass―Not to Stay

First published in 1976, issued in a new edition in 2008, and now back in print, And It Came to Pass―Not to Stay brings together a selection of Buckminster Fuller's lyrical and philosophical best, including seven "essays" that address global crises and his predictions for the future―"to make...

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What We Can Learn From Buckminster Fuller

Sure, he’s famous for giving us the geodesic dome — the super-lightweight building that gets stronger as it gets bigger — but Buckminster Fuller’s legacy extends way beyond the soccer-ball structure.

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Synergetics: Explorations in the Geometry of Thinking

Using an inspired combination of geometric logic and metaphors from familiar human experience, Bucky invites readers to join him on a trip through a four-dimensional Universe, where concepts as diverse as entropy, Einstein's relativity equations, and the meaning of existence become clear,...

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Hey Silicon Valley—Buckminster Fuller Has a Lot to Teach You

He was a zany crank and a brilliant genius—today's designers and problem solvers should think more like he did.

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