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BFI Updates

AltEnter the 2011 Challenge, Today!

BFI is now accepting entries for the 2011 Buckminster Fuller Challenge. Application deadline is October 4th, 2010! Learn more here.

AltBFI hits the Bay Area in Sept & Oct

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AltSeeking Challenge Coordinator Intern

Looking for a stellar opportunity to make connections with an international community seeking to solve some of our most pressing global problems? Find out more here.

 

Trends and Perspectives

MIT Smart Cities Wins 2010 Dyson Award

Another fantastic achievement for the 2009 winner of the Buckminster Fuller Challenge. Read more about the 2010 Dyson award winning entry here.

Buckyballs Found in Space

The discovery of these carbon structures in space could have a profound impact on our understanding of chemistry in the cosmos. DiscoveryNews.

At Home on the Water

Rotterdam, a city that has become a lab for innovative architecture has fittingly planted the seed for the world’s first off-the-grid floating building. Metropolis Magazine.

 

Resources

AltBiodiversity for Low and Zero Carbon Buildings: A Technical Guide for New Build

"Practical in its scope...one of the first manuals of its kind." - Treehugger.

AltDesign Rules for Sustainabilty: Bucky Fuller (Fall 2010)

A Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD) online continuing studies course taught by Curt McNamara. More here.

Myoo Create

A community for environmental and social innovation – where people can come together and apply their talents to challenges that matter.

 

Events

AltBFI hits the Bay Area in Sept & Oct

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AltWorld Resources Simulation Center Demonstration

September 7 - 30, 2010. NewSchool of Architecture and Design. San Diego, CA. More info here.

AltBucky Fuller & Spaceship Earth

Curated by Norman Foster and Luis Fernández-Galiano. September 1 - October 30th, 2010. Ivorypress Art + Books. Madrid, Spain.

 

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