Education Postings

Register for the 2017 Bioneers Conference

The 2017 Bioneers Conference will be held at the Marin Center in San Rafael, CA this October 19- 23, 2017. For nearly 30 years, this gathering has showcased incredible speakers, including leaders in the environmental, social activism, food justice movements, and many more.

Announcing the 2017 Fuller Challenge Semifinalists

August 17th, 2017, New York City: The Buckminster Fuller Challenge is delighted to announce the Semifinalists for the 2017 Fuller Challenge. A record number of entries were submitted in this 10th anniversary cycle of the program. Seventeen proposals were selected as Semifinalists from more than 460 entries.

Arquideas | Museum of the Ancient Nile (MoAN) Egypt international architecture competition.

The objective of this competition for architecture students and young architects, Museum of the Ancient Nile (MoAN) Egypt, consists in conceiving of a museum that will submerge visitors in the ancient Nile and become an essential experience for tourists who wish to comprehend how Egyptian civilization proliferated.

Drawdown Maps 100 Solutions to Global Warming

Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed To Reverse Global Warming, the book resulting from Project Drawdown, co-founded by BFI’s Executive Director Amanda Joy Ravenhill with author Paul Hawken, analyzes the details of what it might actually take not only to stop global warming but also to potentially begin its reversal.

Fuller Challenge receives record number of entries for 10th anniversary


The 2017 Buckminster Fuller Challenge, now in its tenth year, received a record number of entries. To select a winner of the $100,000 grand prize, the jury will review more than 460 submissions.

Welcoming our 2017 Program Fellow

Through our prestigious Fellowship Program, BFI welcomes outstanding early-career practitioners to join the Fuller Challenge Review Committee for four months of the rigorous application review process.

Enter the 2017 Fuller Challenge

There are just a few weeks left to enter the 2017 Fuller Challenge! The final deadline is Friday, March 31st at 5pm ET.

WHAT IS THE FULLER CHALLENGE?

Biomimicry Immersive: Discover Nature’s Genius in California

Biomimicry 3.8 is offering a five-day immersive tour through giant redwoods, oak woodlands and intertidal zones of California. Explore the interlinked ecosystems and learn how to bring nature’s design to your own work.

Biomimicry Global Design Challenge on Climate Change

Biomimicry is design inspired by nature’s time-tested strategies. The Biomimicry Global Design Challenge is asking teams to tackle climate change using biomimetic design. “Anyone has the ability to participate in this challenge, whether you’ve been trained in biomimicry or not.