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BFI’S NEW LIBRARY AT THE MUSHROOM FARM

The Institute has opened a new library and learning lounge in Pescadero, California.

DESIGN SCIENCE IS AN ALTERNATIVE TO POLITICS

We cordially invite you to dive into Design Science with us and become a member of BFI during our year-end membership drive. As Fuller said, “Our survival won’t depend on political or economic systems. It’s going to depend on the courage of the individual to speak the truth, and to speak it lovingly and not destructively.” 

AN EXPERIMENT IN INDIVIDUAL INITIATIVE 

What does a method of slowing aircraft overrunning a runway have to do with the pioneering work of designer and futurist Buckminster Fuller? 

MEETING POINTS WITH ABEER SHEIKALY

Recently, we had the pleasure of talking to Abeer Sheikaly, a Jordanian woman working across sectors of architecture, design, fine art, and cultural production. She has designed and developed a unique tent, created with high performing structural fabric systems, exploring the social implications of creating homes for displaced communities.

FIVE TWO-YEAR PHASES OF THE DESIGN SCIENCE DECADE

We are now two months into what BFI is calling “the second Design Science Decade” and we are right on track to fulfill Fuller’s vision of retooling the world to work for 100% of life in 10 years.

NEW PLATFORM FOR REGEN NETWORK

Regen Network - Platform for a Thriving Planet - is an ecological contracting platform startup that offers businesses, governments, and institutions a simple way to regenerate the world’s ecosystems.

Fuller Exhibit in Hong Kong

Disruptive Matter at the Hong Kong K11 ATELIER Museum, will run from January 16 - February 17, 2020, and explore and celebrate current groundbreaking transformations emerging globally in our shift towards a renewable, post-fossil world.

WINNERS OF THE YUN FOUNDATION INCENTIVE PRIZE

The Buckminster Fuller Institute and The Yun Foundation are thrilled to announce the winners of the Incentive Prize. We would like to congratulate Anthony Myint and Joshua Seims, the two winners, for their stellar contributions to design science solutions addressing our planet’s most crucial issues

FISCAL SPONSORSHIP HIGHLIGHT: TECHNE VERDE LAUNCHING COMMUNITAS.ZONE PRIVATE SOCIAL NETWORK 

Communitas.Zone is an integrated private communication and collaboration network designed for social change leaders, communities and organizations creating positive change worldwide.