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BFI Updates

AltJob Opening at BFI

BFI is looking for a motivated and flexible individual to fill the role of Office Manager. Application deadline Feb. 18th; learn more about the position here.

Alt2011 Challenge Entries, Idea Index, Next Week!

BFI will be publishing this year's incredible crop of entries to our Idea Index in a few days time, stay posted!

AltVisionary Urban Design Lecture Series

BFI is proud to sponsor Paul Guzzardo's March 3rd lecture at Pratt's School of Architecture: New Ways to Smear the Street with Our Extended Epistemology. More here

 

Trends and Perspectives

RBF Dome Awarded 125K Grant!

Congrats to our friends in Carbondale, IL working to preserve Bucky's former dome home. Read more here.


Massive Oyster Reef Restoration

Over 500 volunteers helped in the first steps to make Alabama's coastal areas more resilient to impacts from hurricanes, oil spills and climate change. Via treehugger.

For Wildlife, A Safe Highway Crossing

A $40,000 prize to an interdisciplinary team was awarded for the design of a bridge intended to carry wild animals across a major interstate in Colorado. Continue via NYTimes.

 

Resources

AltdMass

Watch this fascinating video about Bucky's principles and doing better with less. Via dMASS.

AltVisualizing.org

Making sense of complex issues through data and design. Explore more here.


AltCarbonNation in Theaters this Week

A climate change solutions movie, that doesn't even care if you believe in climate change. Find a select theater.

 

Events

Vertical Urban Factory

An overview of significant factory buildings from the past 100 years (including Fuller's CottonMill prototype). Now showing at the Skyscraper Museum in NY.

TetraMap - Making the Connections

An innovative and practical learning event featuring dynamic international experts.
February 22 & 23, 2011
Auckalnd, New Zealand

 

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