buckminster fuller institute

VIDEO: The Buckminster Fuller Institute

VIDEO: The Buckminster Fuller Institute

The Buckminster Fuller Institute (BFI) is an organization after Inhabitat's own heart. It was formed by the visionary eco architect/designer's family in 1983 to champion Buckminster Fuller's amazing

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The BFI Announces the 2013 Semi-Finalists for the Buckminster Fuller Challenge

The BFI Announces the 2013 Semi-Finalists for the Buckminster Fuller Challenge

This week the Buckminster Fuller Institute announced the 19 semi-finalists that will take part in the 2013 Buckminster Fuller Challenge. The competition recognizes projects that solve some of humanity's

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Donate to the Buckminster Fuller Institute and Get a Rare 4D Tower Light Projections Poster!

Donate to the Buckminster Fuller Institute and Get a Rare 4D Tower Light Projections Poster!

The Buckminster Fuller Institute, a non-profit dedicated to accelerating the development and deployment of solutions which radically advance human well being and the health of our planet's ecosystems, is

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The Living Building Challenge Wins the 2012 Buckminster Fuller Challenge!

The Living Building Challenge Wins the 2012 Buckminster Fuller Challenge!

Living Building Challenge founder Jason McLennan What if every single act of design and construction made the world a better place? It seems a far cry from our current situation, right? Lofty thought

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Buckminster Fuller Challenge Announces Two 2012 Finalists!

Buckminster Fuller Challenge Announces Two 2012 Finalists!

Today, the Buckminster Fuller Institute (BFI) announced two finalists in their 2012 competition -Future of Fish by Cheryl Dahle andThe Living Building Challenge led by Jason McLennan. Future of Fish seeks

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Semi-Finalists for the 2012 Buckminster Fuller Challenge Announced!

Semi-Finalists for the 2012 Buckminster Fuller Challenge Announced!

This year's semifinalists range from familiar topics like Earth Hour and the Living Building Challenge, to a project that produces fuel and fertilizer from agricultural waste in Africa. A couple of teams

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The 2010 Buckminster Fuller Institute 2010 Challenge Winner!

The 2010 Buckminster Fuller Institute 2010 Challenge Winner!

Buckminster Fuller was an amazing visionary of a man: architect, engineer and one of the first true “green designers” of the modern era, so it should come as no surprise that we’re big

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Operation Hope Wins 100K Buckminster Fuller Challenge!

Operation Hope Wins 100K Buckminster Fuller Challenge!

We're thrilled to announce that The Buckminster Fuller Institute has just announced the winner of their third annual Buckminster Fuller Challenge, and this year's award goes to... Allan Savory for

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PREFAB FRIDAY: Quickup Camper

PREFAB FRIDAY: Quickup Camper

Since prefab is often implicitly about mobility, spatial efficiency and design innovation, Prefab Friday seemed an apt day to feature the Quickup Camper. The lightweight, carbonfiber and foam shell pops

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DESIGN SCIENCE LAB

DESIGN SCIENCE LAB

At its core, [Design Science Lab] is a new way of seeing the world - one that takes a global, whole systems perspective that incorporates a well-developed sensibility about social justice and

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INHABITAT LOVES BUCKY

INHABITAT LOVES BUCKY

Who doesn't love Buckminster Fuller - the utopian American architect, designer, philosopher and inventor of the Geodesic Dome? We thought we'd engage in a little shameless self-promotion and express our

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