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BFI Updates

AltBFI Launches New Website!

Many thanks to David Walczyk, Cedomir Kovacev and Ann Morris for their tremendous work. New site here.

BFC winners at the Cooper-Hewitt

2008 Challenge winner John Todd and 2009 winner MIT's Smart Cities Group are featured in the National Design Triennial at the Cooper-Hewitt Museum.

 

Trends and Perspectives

1st U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Approved

NYTimes article & Interview with BFI board member Greg Watson

The Other Inconvenient Truth

As the international community focuses on climate change as the great crisis of our era, it is ignoring another looming problem: the global crisis in land use. Seed Magazine.

Sunny Memories

On display now at the Center for Architecture, NY. Fast Company article here.

 

Resources

AltBFC Juror Hardin Tibbs on BBC Radio

If Buckminster Fuller really was the 20th Century's answer to Leonardo da Vinci, then why is he so little known about today? Listen to the episode here.

Thriving Beyond Sustainability

'Andres Edwards is a walking database of information on efforts to create sustainable socieites, and his enthusiasm for the promise of sustainability is infectious.'

 

Events

Alt2012: Time For Change at Greenfest

May 22nd, Chicago GreenFest. Screening and panel featuring filmmaker Joao Amorim and BFI director Elizabeth Thompson. Film info here.

AltR. Buckminster Fuller: The History (and Mystery) of The Universe

The much anticipated opening May 28th at Arena Stage in Crystal City. Info here.

AltBucky Art in Crystal City

A temporary, outdoor art exhibit that pays homage to Fuller and the Geodesic dome. On display now! Info here.

 

Vol. 11 No. 5

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