Articles About Fuller


  • “The Dymaxion American,” TIME Magazine (Cover Story), Vol. 83, No. 2, January 10.


  • “Instant Slum Clearance” ESQUIRE, by June Meyer, Vol. 63, No. 4, April.


  • “Profile” NEW YORKER, by Calvin Tomkins, January 8.


  • “An Expo Named Buckminster Fuller” THE NEW YORK TIMES, by David Jacobs, April 23.
  • “The Wide World of Buckminster Fuller” PACE Magazine, November.


  • “Entering the Age of the Unspecialist” PACE Magazine, March.
  • “Meet Bucky Fuller, Ambassador from Tomorrow” READER’S DIGEST, November.
  • “World Game” THINK Magazine (I. B.M.), November/December.


  • “A Buckminster Fuller Survival Kit” QUEEN Magazine, London, England, May.
  • “Inside Buckminster Fuller’s Universe” SATURDAY REVIEW, by Harold Taylor, May 2.


  • “Planet Earth: Buckminster Fuller’s Hometown,” BRITANNICA YEARBOOK OF SCIENCE AND THE FUTURE, by Robert W. Marks.
  • “Understanding Whole Systems,” THE LAST WHOLE EARTH CATALOG, by Stewart Brand, Portola Institute/Random House.
  • “The View from the Year 2000” LIFE, by Barry Farell, February 26.
  • “Fuller is a Far-Out Guy” CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, by Marilyn Hoffman, March 30.
  • “Relax–Bucky Fuller Says It’s Going to be All Right,” ROLLING STONE, by Hal Aigner, June 10.


  • “The World of Buckminster Fuller,” ARCHITECTURAL FORUM, January/February (special 40th anniversaryedition).*
  • Playboy Interview, PLAYBOY, February.
  • “Dialogue with Fuller on the Ultimately Invisible House,” HOUSE & GARDEN Magazine, May.
  • “The World Is Flat!” SCHOLASTIC MAGAZINE’s Headline Focus Wall Map, May1.
  • “Bucky Fuller’s HEXA-PENT Domehouse You Can Build,” POPULAR SCIENCE Magazine, June.
  • “Buckminster Fuller Retrospective,” ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN, Edited by Michael Ben-Eli, December.*


  • “Gladly the Dymaxion Cross I’d Bear!” by Richard Goldstein, THE VILLAGE VOICE, February 1.
  • “A Portrait of the Lecturer as a Whole System,” SATURDAY REVIEW–Education, by Hugh Kenner, February.
  • “Fuller 2 1/2 Hours on the Universe,” by Phyllis Cobbs, PATENT TRADER, March 8.
  • “Buckminster Fuller’s Vision of Chicago Tomorrow,” CHICAGO, March/April.
  • “Fuller’s Earth, At the Crest of the Wave,” SATURDAY EVENING POST,March/April.
  • “The Synergetical World of R. Buckminster Fuller,” THE QUANTITY SURVEYOR, by Sam Spencer, Part 1, September/October; Part 2, November/December.
  • “Whole Earth Man,” by Tony Lang. THE CINCINNATI ENQUIRER Magazine, November 11.


  • “Buckminster Fuller: A Reaction,” by Jim Finley. NORTHWESTERN ENGINEER, January.
  • “Bucky Fuller: His Ideas Mark Our Surroundings,” by Thomas Hine. THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, February 24.
  • “Bucky’s Vision,” by Henry Lehmann. THE MONTREAL STAR, May 25.
  • “Bucky Fuller in Retrospect,” by Barry Brennan. EVENING OUTLOOK (Santa Monica, CA), November 9.


  • “Here’s the Man Who Wants to Make the World Work Right,” by Tony Lang. EVENING NEWS (Buffalo, NY), February 15.
  • “Un Viaggio in Treno con Buckminster Fuller,” by Gianni Pattena, DOMUS magazine (Italian), March.
  • “The Universe as a Scenario,” by Edmund Fuller. THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, April 8.
  • “Almighty Tetrahedron,” NEWSWEEK, by Charles Panati, April 21.
  • “Ain’t Nature Grand,” THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW, by O.B. Hardison, Jr., June 29.
  • “Bucky Fuller and the Final Exam,” by Hugh Kenner. THE NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINE, July 6.
  • “R. Buckminster Fuller,” by Thierry Noyelle & Robert Wilson, METROPOLIS magazine (French), September.
  • “R. Buckminster Fuller, Genius,” by Greg Welsh. MONDAY (Victoria, B.C., Canada), October 13.


  • “Buckminster Fuller,” DESIGN AND ENVIRONMENT, Spring.
  • “Geodesiculture,” by Edward R. Bachtle, HORTICULTURE, Vol. LIV, No. 6, June.
  • “The Most Amazing Car Never Built,” by Bartlett Gould, YANKEE MAGAZINE, December.
  • “Bringing the Universe Home,” by John Poppy, est GRADUATE REVIEW, December.


  • “Journey into Inner Space,” by Stewart Dill McBride, CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, March 9.
  • “Bucky ‘Bored’ by Carter Energy Ideas,” by Susan Watters, KANSAS CITY MISSOURI TIMES, May 13.
  • “He’d Rather Make Sense than Dollars,” by Leslie Bennetts, PHILADELPHIA BULLETIN, August 28.
  • “Book of the Century: Fuller’s Tetrascroll,” by Polly Lada-Mocarski, CRAFT HORIZONS, October.
  • “Inquiring for Buckminster Fuller,” by Fred Kutchins, CHICAGO’S ELITE, November/December.
  • “Minds Instead of Muscle,” U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT, December 5.
  • “Bucky Fuller: If he were king, he would resign,” by John Corr, PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, December 9.


  • “The Man at the Helm of Spaceship Earth,” LOS ANGELES HERALD EXAMINER, January 14.
  • “Life Through the Mind of a Genius,” by Janice Bellucci, VISTA CALIFORNIA PRESS, January 22.
  • “Bucky Fuller is Man with Ideas,” by Warren Talbot (UPI), NEW YORK CITY NEWS WORLD, January 30.
  • “Bucky,” by Carol Kahn, FAMILY HEALTH, March.
  • “Man Your Crystal Balls, Wise Men,” by E. Patrick McQuaid, BOSTON GLOBE, April.
  • “Following the Trail of the Fuller Intellect,” by William Marlin, CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, May 19.
  • “Interview with Buckminster Fuller,” by Donald Elliott, NEIGHBORHOOD, June.
  • “Colloquio con Buckminster Fuller,” by Gianni Pettena (in Italian), MODO, June.
  • “The Leonardo of Our Age,” by Athena Lord, SCIENCE DIGEST, November.
  • “The World of Buckminster Fuller,” by Ernest Ranucci, MATHEMATICS TEACHER, November.
  • “Navigating Starship Earth,” by John Coit, VIRGINIAN PILOT, November 15.
  • “Buckminster Fuller Says Mankind Faced with Final Exam,” by Rollie Atkinson, FREDERICK NEWS, November 15.
  • “A Hopeful Look at the Future,” by Judy Sammon, CLEVELAND PLAIN DEALER, December 1.


  • “Transformation of a Throwaway,” by Mary Earle, est GRADUATE REVIEW, January.
  • “Our Leonardo,” by Dwight Chapin, SAN FRANCISCO EXAMINER, February 22.
  • “Buckminster Fuller: We Have the Option of Surviving,” by Don Duncan, SEATTLE TIMES, March 5.
  • “Buckminster Fuller,” by Robert MacBride, INTERVIEW, April.
  • “Buckminster Fuller: An Appreciation,” COMMENTARY (Singapore), April.
  • Associated Press Article on Tensegrity by Bruce Dallas; printed in at least 121 newspapers nationally, April.
  • “Buckminster Fuller: Still Looking to the Future,” by Bob German, AUSTIN AMERICAN STATESMAN, April 15.
  • “Making the World Work for Everyone,” by Steve Parks, BALTIMORE SUN, April 16.
  • “U.S. Inventor Takes China by Storm,” by Adam Williams, SOUTH CHINA HERALD (Hong Kong), May 30.
  • “Bucky Fuller e la Prefabbricazione,” by Gianni Pettena (in Italian), DOMUS, July.
  • “Buckminster Fuller in Ottawa,” by Colin Alexander, SUNDAY POST OF CANADA, July 8 and 15.
  • “Het Overkoepelend Brein von R. Buckminster Fuller,” (in Dutch), KIJK Magazine, November.
  • “Dr. Buckminster Fuller,” by Radu Varia (in French), PARIS VOGUE, November.
  • “Future Home Now Reality for Fuller,” ST. PETERSBURG EVENING INDEPENDENT, November 21.
  • “Spaceship Earth–Is It In Trouble?” by Truman Temple, EPA JOURNAL, November/December.
  • “You do not belong to you. You belong to the Universe.” by John Love, QUEST ’79 November/December.
  • “Futuristic Designer Has Rare Taste,” TIMES OF INDIA, December 14.


  • “R. Buckminster Fuller: Genius Extraordinaire,” by Julia Fung, ASIAN ARCHITECT AND BUILDER, January.
  • “Buckminster Fuller: Entrepreneur Extraordinaire,” C.A.R.E.. Digest, February.
  • “He Makes Ideas Live,” by William Miller, CLEVELAND PLAIN DEALER, February 22.
  • “Bucky Fuller: Um Genio em Quarto Dimensao,” (in Portugese), MANCHETE (Brazil), March.
  • “Fuller at 85: Still Focusing on the Future,” by Diana Reischel, FORT WORTH STAR TELEGRAM, April 17.
  • “When Fuller Talks, The World Listens,” by Dick Brenneman,” WEEKEND OUTLOOK, May 3-4.
  • “Fuller Tells Architecture Grads ‘Big’ Test Ahead ,” by Nick Mason, BUFFALO COURIER EXPRESS, May 17.
  • “Help for Humanity Judged Possible,” by Carol Stevens, BUFFALO COURIER EXPRESS, May 25.
  • “An Interview with R. Buckminster Fuller,” by John Lawn, ENERGY MANAGEMENT, August/September.
  • “An Interview,” CENTERLINE, October.
  • “The Man Behind the Dome,” by Nance McLaren, Daytona Beach (FL) MORNING JOURNAL, October 11.
  • “Bucky: Thinking Makes Life Fuller,” by Laura Kavesh, Orlando (FL) SENTINEL-STAR, October 23.


  • “Progress Report on Spaceship Earth,” FOCUS, January 7.
  • “An Encounter with Buckminster Fuller,” by Frannie Noyes, Scottsdale (AZ) PROGRESS, January 10.
  • “Fuller Shows How to do More with Less,” by Rosemary Bailey, ENGINEERING TODAY, January 13.
  • “Fuller’s Follies,” (review of CRITICAL PATH) by Hugh Kenner, SATURDAY REVIEW, February.
  • “Touring Spaceship Earth with Captain Bucky,” by Christopher Bogan, SPOKANE SPOKESMAN REVIEW, February 6.
  • “A Terrific Package of Experience,” by Christopher Bogan, SPOKANE SPOKESMAN REVIEW, February 9.
  • “Planetary Planner: In Orbit with Buckminster Fuller,” by Bob Baker, Los Angeles TIMES, February 26.
  • “Buckminster Fuller: A Non-Renewable Resource,” by Joe Jenkins, NORTHWEST PRESS, March.
  • “Bucky Fuller: Poet of Technology,” by Linda Cruikshank, Vacaville (CA) REPORTER, March 8.
  • “Anne and Buckminster Fuller,” by Stacey Peck, Los Angeles TIMES Home Magazine, March 15.
  • “The Critical Path of Bucky Fuller,” by John Love, DALLAS TIMES HERALD, March 22.
  • “Interview with Buckminster Fuller,” by Wanda Urbanska, LOS ANGELES HERALD EXAMINER, March 25.
  • “Interview with Buckminster Fuller,” by Jim Daley, PENNSYLVANIA TRIANGLE (University of Pennsylvania) March-April.
  • “Bucky Fuller: Courage Born of Crisis,” by Marian Christy, BOSTON GLOBE, April 10.
  • “Bucky Fuller: A Man for All Reasons,” by Sheila Anne Feeney, SEATTLE TIMES, April 17.
  • “Interview with Buckminster Fulle,”‘ by Robert Anton Wilson, HIGH TIMES, May.
  • “Bucky at 85,” THE OTTAWA CITIZEN, May 9.
  • “Buckminster Fuller: The Planet’s Friendly Genius,” University of Chicago MAROON, May 24.
  • “Fuller Discourses about Economics, Energy and God,” by Ray Ydoyaga, DAILY TEXAN, September.
  • “Visionaries’ Plans to Solve the Problem of Urban Decay,” WORLD CONSTRUCTION Magazine, September.
  • “Fuller: Designing Genius with Plans for the Future,” by Zenia Cleigh, SAN DIEGO EVENING TRIBUNE, September 18.
  • “The Geodesic World of Buckminster Fuller,” by John Love, DETROIT NEWS, September 20.
  • “R. Buckminster Fuller,” by Beverly Creamer, HONOLULU ADVERTISER, September 22.
  • “Bucky Fuller: Synergetic Savior,” by Robert Anton Wilson, SCIENCE DIGEST, November.
  • “Bucky: The Leonardo of the 20th Century,” by Ken McLaughlin, Watsonville (CA) REGISTER, December 1.


  • “Buckminster Fuller on Where We’re Going,” by Al Tommervik, SOFTALK, January (cover story).
  • “Bucky Fuller’s Dymaxion Transport,” by G.A. Richter, Hartford (CT) COURANT, March 10.
  • “Bucky,” by David Osborne, BOSTON MAGAZINE, April.
  • “Buckminster Fuller: Earth’s Friendly Genius at N.l.C.,” by Ric Clarke,Coeur d’Alene (ID) PRESS, April 13.
  • “Bucky Fuller’s Global Game,” by Phyllis Theroux, WASHINGTON POST, July 19.
  • “Coaching the World Game,” by Anne Oman, WASHINGTON TIMES, July 20.
  • “Spaceship Fuller,” by Phyllis Theroux, INTERNATIONAL HERALD TRIBUNE, July 24-25.
  • “The Global View of Bucky Fuller,” by James McBride, BOSTON GLOBE, July 30.
  • “If You’ve Got 43 Hours,” by Virginia Inman, WALL STREET JOURNAL, July 30.
  • “Bucky–Folk Hero,” by Jeff Cowart, BATON ROUGE ADVOCATE, November 14.


  • “The Communication Lines Are Open,” by Tom Bissinger, COMMON GROUND, Winter (cover story).*Entire issues devoted to retrospectives of Dr. Fuller’s life work.