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Your private sky : R. Buckminster Fuller, the art of design science

Author: R Buckminster Fuller; Joachim Krausse; Claude Lichtenstein; Museum für Gestaltung Zürich.
Publisher: Baden : L. Müller, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"As an engineer, a poet; as a designer, a philosopher; as a researcher, an artist - R. Buckminster Fuller established new standards. Convinced that specialists usually create more problems than they solve, he developed his concepts for a vision of the whole. In addition, in his unique way Fuller inter-linked the fields of architecture, geometry, engineering, natural science and anthropology. This book provides a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Catalogues
Biographies
Named Person: R Buckminster Fuller; R Buckminster Fuller; R Buckminster Fuller; R Buckminster Fuller
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R Buckminster Fuller; Joachim Krausse; Claude Lichtenstein; Museum für Gestaltung Zürich.
ISBN: 3907044886 9783907044889
OCLC Number: 50422671
Notes: "A collaborative project of: Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, Design Museum London, Kunsthalle Tirol, Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau, Zeppelin-Museum Friedrichshafen, Lars Müller Publishers, in cooperation with the Buckminster Fuller Institute"--Colophon.
Description: 524 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Navigator --
New England --
Lightful houses --
Dymaxion house --
Greenwich Village --
T-square/shelter --
Dymaxion car --
Dymaxion bathroom --
Dymaxion deployment unit --
Wichita house --
Dymaxion world map --
Fuller research --
Architecture out of the laboratory --
Geoscope --
Geodesic domes --
Tensegrity --
Garden of Eden --
How nature builds --
World game --
Tetrascroll.
Other Titles: R. Buckminster Fuller, art design science
Responsibility: edited by Joachim Krausse, Claude Lichtenstein ; [translation, Steven Lindberg, Julia Thorson].

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"As an engineer, a poet; as a designer, a philosopher; as a researcher, an artist - R. Buckminster Fuller established new standards. Convinced that specialists usually create more problems than they solve, he developed his concepts for a vision of the whole. In addition, in his unique way Fuller inter-linked the fields of architecture, geometry, engineering, natural science and anthropology. This book provides a highly multi-faceted insight into Fuller's world, also showing many of its up-to-now unknown sides."--Jacket.

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