Gallery: 2010 Buckminster Fuller Challenge Finalists Announced!

The Living Building Challenge embodies Buckminster Fuller’s message to the max. Kind of like LEED on steroids -- we mean that in the best way possible -- the Living Building Institute challenges builders and homeowners to create built environments that completely sustain themselves. Buildings get a stamp of approval after 12 months of proved zero-energy, zero-impact performance. + Living Buildings Challenge

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  1. stever April 30, 2010 at 1:02 pm

    Wonderful site with tons of useful information!

  2. Rob Kenner April 30, 2010 at 11:14 am

    The only bad thing about the Buckminster Fuller Challenge is that only one proposal can win the grand prize. We need all these solutions to be implemented and more if we’re going to save Spaceship Earth. Anybody who feels like there’s no way to fix our battered and bruised planet, just visit and check out the Idea Index. You will be amazed as I was. There’s so much being done that the general public does not know about. If people knew they would get excited and support these efforts but our leaders and the media are not doing their job—unless that job is to maintain inertia, resignation, and the status quo.

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