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Buckminster Fuller : anthology for the new millennium

Author: Thomas T K Zung
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Buckminster Fuller was the inventor of the geodesic dome, the man who coined the phrase "spaceship earth", an inventor, thinker, and architect. This anthology consists of chapters from his 22 books,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: R Buckminster Fuller; R Buckminster Fuller; Richard Buckminster Fuller
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas T K Zung
ISBN: 0312266391 9780312266394
OCLC Number: 45015251
Description: xxiii, 388 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Richard Buckminster Fuller / Lord Norman Fraser ; We call it "Earth" / from Nine chains to the moon --
A brief history of geodisic domes / Shoji Sadao ; Geodisic structures / from The dymaxion world of Buckminster Fuller --
Bucky as a Leonardo-like world fellow in residence / Martin Meyerson ; Education / Education automation --
R. Buckminster Fuller : cosmic surfer / Gelnn A. Olds ; Comprehensive designing / from Ideas and integrities --
Bucky Fuller--nine epiphanies / James Parks Morton ; Introduction to omnidirectional halo / from No more seconhand God --
Bear Island / Calvin Tomkins ; Emergent humanity : its environment and education / from R. Buckminster Fuller on education --
Buckminster Fuller and the game of the world / Medard Gabel ; The world game--how to make the world work / from Utopia to oblivion --
The fountains of paradise / Sir Arthur C. Clarke ; Spaceship Earth / from Operating manual for Spaceship Earth --
The path of social evolution / Barbara Marx Hubbard ; The Lord's prayer--first and second versions / from Intuition --
Bucky : citoizen of the universe / Valerie Harper ; Revolution in wombland / from Earth, Inc. --
My best friend's father / Marian Seldes ; Prologue and tricaps 1 & 2 / from Tetrascoll : Goldilocks and the three bears --
Continuity, discreteness, and resolution / Arthur L. Loeb ; Discoveries of synergetics / from Synergetics : explorations in the geometry of thinking --
Black Mountain College / Ruth Asawa ; What I am trying to do / from And it came to pass--not to stay --
Macro-, micro-, and nano-scale engineering / Sir Harold W. Kroto ; Definition : universe / from Synergetics 2 : further explorations in the geometry of thinking --
Bucky / Charles Correa ; Part XXIX, vital statistics of industrialization / from Untitled epic poem on the history of industrialization --
The future according to Fuller / Steve Forbes ; Can't fool cosmic computer / from Grunch of giants --
Bucky's apologia / Michael Denneny ; Introduction : guinea pig B / from Inventions --
The R. Buckminster Fuller archives / Allegra Fuller Snyder ; Working with Buckminster Fuller / Don L. Richter, from The artifacts of R. Buckminster Fuller ; The naming of Buckminsterfullerene / E.J. Applewhite ; The mind of Buckminster Fuller / from Synergetics dictionary --
Ekistics and R. Buckminster Fuller / Herbert E. Strawbidge ; Integrity / from Cosmography.
Responsibility: edited by Thomas T.K. Zung.
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"Stimulating and provocative . . . Like a Francis Bacon charting the course for future generations to pursue, Fuller anticipates the need for the 'comprehensive designer, ' who would be a 'synthesis Read more...

 
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