Design

AN EXPERIMENT IN INDIVIDUAL INITIATIVE 

What does a method of slowing aircraft overrunning a runway have to do with the pioneering work of designer and futurist Buckminster Fuller? 

For decades, eco-entrepreneur Andrew Ungerleider has drawn inspiration from the life and work of the late R. Buckminster Fuller (1895-1983). An American original, Fuller considered himself an “emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist, and evolutionary strategist.” 

MEETING POINTS WITH ABEER SHEIKALY

Recently, we had the pleasure of talking to Abeer Sheikaly, a Jordanian woman working across sectors of architecture, design, fine art, and cultural production. She has designed and developed a unique tent, created with high performing structural fabric systems, exploring the social implications of creating homes for displaced communities. The development of her tent, Weaving a Home has been an ongoing process.

NEW PLATFORM FOR REGEN NETWORK

Regen Network - Platform for a Thriving Planet - is an ecological contracting platform startup that offers businesses, governments, and institutions a simple way to regenerate the world’s ecosystems. Our platform allows organizations to effectively connect and make agreements with a global network of land stewards, farmers, and conservationists whose work results in clean air and water, enhanced biodiversity, carbon sequestration, and other ecosystem services.

Fuller Exhibit in Hong Kong

Disruptive Matter at the Hong Kong K11 ATELIER Museum, will run from January 16 - February 17, 2020, and explore and celebrate current groundbreaking transformations emerging globally in our shift towards a renewable, post-fossil world. The exhibition brings together a wide range of projects, products, artworks and ideas from the areas of design, engineering, art and industry from pioneers truly pushing the boundaries in their fields.

WINNERS OF THE YUN FOUNDATION INCENTIVE PRIZE

The Buckminster Fuller Institute and The Yun Foundation are thrilled to announce the winners of the Incentive Prize. We would like to congratulate Anthony Myint and Joshua Seims, the two winners, for their stellar contributions to design science solutions addressing our planet’s most crucial issues

Anthony Myint: Restore California

Restore California is a statewide program launching in January 2020 to engage the public in creating a renewable food system by making direct payments of a few cents per meal, enabling farmers to reverse global warming.

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