The Buckminster Fuller Institute has partnered with Academy Award-winning studio NEON to present SPACESHIP EARTH, the true, stranger-than-fiction, the adventure of eight visionaries who in 1991 spent two years quarantined inside of a self-engineered replica of Earth’s ecosystem called BIOSPHERE 2. The
Medard Gabel is running a virtual 2020 Global Solutions Lab from June 21-29, 2020. Students and young professionals will be briefed by the UN experts (from the UN Development Program, UN Environmental Program, UNESCO, UNICEF, WHO, and other UN agencies) to develop comprehensive strategies for solving some of the world’s most critical problems and present their work to the UN.
Blue Carbon initiatives -- a new wave of ocean conservation efforts -- are among the best levers we have to reverse global warming while also boosting the health of local communities and increasing resilience to extreme weather, sea-level rise.
While most of biology and medicine focus on the key roles genes and chemicals play in the formation and control of living systems, the spatial arrangement of the components that make up those systems and the physical forces they experience are being increasingly recognized as equally important.
As an undergraduate student at Yale University in the 1970s, I majored in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, but the class I most wanted to get into was an art class. This proved difficult, however, as few art classes were open to undergraduates from other majors.
The Nature Lab at RISD is pleased to announce Biodesign: From Inspiration to Integration, an exhibition curated in collaboration with William Myers that marks the culmination of our 80th anniversary celebrations.