About BFI


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Our Story

For 30 years, BFI has supported a growing international network of Fuller-inspired innovators through the maintenance of a comprehensive Information Clearinghouse on R.B Fuller, including a detailed inventory of the practices and principles informing Fuller's approach to design.

What We Do

Building on the profoundly relevant legacy of 20th century inventor, architect and global systems visionary, R. Buckminster Fuller, the Buckminster Fuller Institute (BFI) is dedicated to catalyzing transformative solutions to complex global problems through design thinking education.