LOST Domes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E42pZqQyLcA The television program LOST (first broadcast on the United States channel ABC between 2004-2010) includes geodesic domes. This essay will discuss the geodesic domes appearing in LOST without giving away the story. The LOST dome has been seen in three forms. The first version of the dome is the dome itself, seen in the… Continue reading LOST Domes

Opening of the BFI Study Center

From The Buckminster Fuller Institute: Throughout the past six months BFI volunteers have worked to redesign our office space in Brooklyn, NY and install a BFI Study Center, open to the public. The center includes rare and out of print books, articles, magazines, photographs, posters, videos, and various artifacts by and about Buckminster Fuller’s life,… Continue reading Opening of the BFI Study Center

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Synergetics Stew January 2009

The Buckminster Fuller Institute published the book Synergetic Stew: Explorations in Dymaxion Dining in 1982.  Under this name, synchronofile.com publishes an irregular collection of brief notes relating to Buckminster Fuller. ☂ BLDGBLOG writes about the myriahedral projection map of computer scientist Jack van Wijk (Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands).  “Making truly accurate maps… Continue reading Synergetics Stew January 2009

4D Syndicate, The First Google Wave for Buckminster Fuller

R. Buckminster Fuller, Education Automation (1961): I am quite certain that we are soon going to begin to do the following: At our universities we will take the men who are the faculty leaders in research or in teaching.  We are not going to ask them to give the same lectures over and over each… Continue reading 4D Syndicate, The First Google Wave for Buckminster Fuller

4d House Paper Model

Paper model of the 4D House. Work in progress. Trevor Blake, October 2009. See models of the 4D House in our gallery and in a 3D video. – Trevor Blake Trevor Blake is the author of the Buckminster Fuller Bibliography, available at synchronofile.com

Who Am I?

He was born in the 1800s.  He conducted an extensive survey of world resources although he was not formally trained to conduct such a task.  This survey of world resources demonstrated to him that the profit motive was getting in the way of the efficient and humanitarian distribution of goods and services.  He advocated fully-automated… Continue reading Who Am I?

Dymaxion Car Restored

Addendum, 2016: this article was the first public announcement of the restoration of the Dymaxion Car. Since that time, the Dymaxion Car has been restored. For more information on the Dymaxion Car, see synchronofile.com. The Dymaxion Car of R. Buckminster Fuller is being restored by the company Crosthwaite and Gardiner. Dymaxion Car #1 was involved… Continue reading Dymaxion Car Restored

Buckminster Fuller, Creationist

According to a 1991 Gallup poll, 5% of all scientists in the United States are creationists. R. Buckminster Fuller was a member of that elite group. All quotes followed by a number in brackets are from Fuller’s book Synergetics. Fuller claimed Darwin’s theory of evolution was false. Fuller described Darwin’s theory of evolution as “going… Continue reading Buckminster Fuller, Creationist

4D House in 3D

Buckminster Fuller’s 4D House in three dimensions. A work in progress by Trevor Blake of synchronofile.com. Silent, B/W, 30 seconds. – Trevor Blake Trevor Blake is the author of the Buckminster Fuller Bibliography, available at synchronofile.com

R. Buckminster Fuller: THE HISTORY (and Mystery) OF THE UNIVERSE

R. Buckminster Fuller: THE HISTORY (and Mystery) OF THE UNIVERSE written and directed by D. W. Jacobs from the life work and writings of R. Buckminster Fuller May 28 – July 4, 2010 Arena Stage Washington DC USA Does humanity have a chance to survive on Spaceship Earth? Explore this question with Renaissance man R.… Continue reading R. Buckminster Fuller: THE HISTORY (and Mystery) OF THE UNIVERSE

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