Semi-Finalists for the 2012 Buckminster Fuller Challenge Announced!

March 22, 2012 by  
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Futuro Flying Saucer Prefab Lands In Rotterdam

August 17, 2011 by  
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Image credit Lotte Stekelenburg, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen The Futuro, designed by Finnish architect Matti Suuronen in 1964, was a technological and design tour de force, built in an optimistic era when Bucky Fuller, Archigram and Joe Columbo were trying to reinvent how we thought about housing. Now it has landed in Rotterdam at the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen ; Alice Rawsthorn of the

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HummerHaus Recycles Hummers Into Housing

July 26, 2011 by  
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Images credit HplusF After World War II, Bucky Fuller’s Dymaxion House was seen as an alternative product for the factories and workers who were no longer building airplanes; it used much of the same materials and technologies. Perhaps architects Craig Hodgetts and HsinMing Fung of HplusF were thinking of Bucky when they developed this design for turning Hummers into housing. The architects are quoted in

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