Dymaxion redux — Buckminster Fuller's legendary car is back in the news. - San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
2013-05-24Dymaxion redux — Buckminster Fuller's legendary car is back in the news.San Francisco Chronicle (blog)For fans of the late architect and inventor R. Buckminster (Bucky) Fuller, news that somebody found blueprints of Fuller's pre-war Dymaxion car in a Massachusetts attic was akin to hearing that Indiana Jones had found the Ark of the Covenant ...Dymaxion reduxSan Antonio Expressall 2 news articles »
2013-05-12New York TimesThe Prescient Vision of a Gentle RevolutionistNew York TimesJudging by the outcome of the first course to be taught by Richard Buckminster Fuller (alias the “substitute”) at Black Mountain College, North Carolina, in summer 1948, your skepticism would have been justified. Fuller's efforts to encourage the ...
2013-04-26Great Architects Love a Good NapSlate MagazinePerhaps the best napping story I ran across in my Daily Rituals research involved the American architect and inventor Buckminster Fuller. In the early 1930s, Fuller decided that ingrained human sleep patterns were no longer practical for modern lifestyles.
2013-05-12DexignerDymax Redux: Crowd-sourcing a New Map for the Buckminster Fuller InstituteDexignerIn celebration of the map's publication anniversary, the Buckminster Fuller Institute (BFI) is calling on today's graphic designers, visual artists, and citizen cartographers to create a new and inspiring interpretation of the Dymaxion Map. BFI will ...
2013-04-30Happy 70th Birthday To Buckminster Fuller's Dymaxion MapGizmodo AustraliaBuckminster Fuller applied his patented Dymaxion brand to all sorts of objects over the course of his career, from cars to buildings to entire cities. But one of the most useful and enduring applications? The Dymaxion World map, which unfolds the earth ...and more »
2013-05-23Buckminster Fuller's Illinois dome home, one of the most famous and historic home structures in the United States. Locals are raising funds to try to preserve the iconic building. (PRWeb May 23, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/5/prweb10760371.htm
2013-04-29Buckminster Fuller applied his patented Dymaxion brand to all sorts of objects over the course of his career, from cars to buildings to entire cities . But one of the most useful and enduring applications? The Dymaxion World map, which unfolds the earth into a long string of shapes, like a carefully peeled orange. 2013 marks the map’s 70th birthday, and to celebrate, the Brooklyn-based ...
2013-05-02It was Buckminster Fuller who noted, “To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” And so a bunch of innovators did, although it was not always planned that way.
Rare Dymaxion Car blueprints head to the auction block: Are you ready to build your own car of the future?!
2013-05-20Buckminster Fuller had a gleaming, streamlined vision of the future -- a Dymaxion (his own word) future full of mass-produced pod houses, odd sleep schedules and geodesic domes. Lots and lots of geodesic domes.
2013-05-13Turmoil after the Pakistan election; countries lobby in Washington’s immigration debate; Chinese automakers put down roots in Detroit; renewed appreciation for Buckminster Fuller; Nadal and Williams triumph in Madrid.
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