BFI Executive Director, Elizabeth Thompson will host a panel discussion on the Buckminster Fuller Challenge at the 2011 Bioneers Conference on October 14th.
Synergetics Inspired Installation in Houston
The University of Texas' Biomedical Imaging Center is hosting an installation in honor of Bucky's tetrahedral geometry.
Maps That Stretch Minds Contest
ODT Maps have announced their media literacy contest, 'Maps that Stretch Minds'. It is an opportunity to get teachers and students thinking about the way we look at our world.
Vol. 12 No. 9
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Basic Bucky - On Sale Now!
This 11-segment DVD is taken from Comprehensive Design: The Legacy of Buckminster Fuller, a Dome-Encapsulated Multi-Media Traveling Exhibit (1990). The clips feature Fuller himself demonstrating his futuristic inventions through films clips on: Nature's Generalized Principles: Leverage, Tension and Compression; Pattern Integrity; Synergy; Universe as Scenario; Artifacts/Inventions: Dymaxion House, Dymaxion Car, Geodesic and Fly's Eye Domes, and Roofs over Cities; Energetic/Synergetic Geometry: Euler's Topology: Angle and Frequency, The Triangle: Basic Structure; The Three Basic Structural Systems; The Vector Equilibrium. 32 minutes.
Comprehensive Design for a Carbon Neutral World: The Challenge of Appalachia
There is an alternative future for Appalachia. It is the antithesis of the current economy of the region. This is a future in which carbon is no longer an atmospheric pollutant but is sequestered in soils and biota. Mining toxins are remediated, coal lands restored, and a new economy is based upon renewable energy, natural resources, enterprise diversification and an ownership society...
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