Buckminster Fuller Bibliography by Trevor Blake. One thousand five hundred entries by and about Buckminster Fuller. Books, magazines, newspapers and ephemera published between 1914 and 2015. Richard Buckminster “Bucky” Fuller (1895 – 1983) was a public speaker, author, mathematician and inventor. Fuller is best known as the popularizer of geodesic domes in architecture. He attempted… Continue reading Buckminster Fuller Bibliography
Trevor Blake “BUCKMINSTER FULLER AT 120” July 21 2015 6:00 pm PST Hand / Eye Supply 427 NW Broadway Portland Oregon July 2015 would have been R. Buckminster Fuller’s 120th birthday. The man who tried to live fifty years in the future died nearly forty years ago. What did Fuller do during his life, what… Continue reading Buckminster Fuller at 120
I remember, in 1978, showing [Fuller] our Sainsbury Centre for the Visual Arts and being startled when he asked: “How much does your building weigh?” The question was far from rhetorical. He was challenging us to discover how efficient it was; to identify how many tones of material enclosed what volume. – Lord Norman Foster,… Continue reading How Much Does Your Archive Weigh?
Sam Green & Yo La Tengo will be performing The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller on Wednesday 12 September 2012 in Portland Oregon, USA. Drawing equal inspiration from TEDtalks and Benshi film narration, The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller is a new “live documentary” from filmmaker Sam Green. Accompanied by a score performed… Continue reading The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller
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I will be delivering a new version of my one-hour lecture The Approximately Omnidirectional Ephemeralization of Richard Buckminster Fuller this weekend in Portland, Oregon. When: 6pm Sunday 30 November 2008. Where: Portland Center Stage, 128 NW Eleventh Avenue, Portland, Oregon. Cost: Free! (but buy a ticket and stay for the play after my lecture). Immediately… Continue reading The Approximately Omnidirectional Ephemeralization of Richard Buckminster Fuller
Coming up on Monday, 10 November 2008 in the Ellyn Bye Studio: DYMAXION PORTLAND. A conversation about regional resources with David Bragdon (Metro), John Haines (Mercy Corps NW), Jill Fuglister (Coalition for a Livable Future) and Lawrence Wallack (PSU’s College of Urban and Public Affairs). Join some of Portland’s leading thinkers and policy-makers for a… Continue reading Dymaxion Portland
Portland Center Stage is presenting R. Buckminster Fuller: THE HISTORY (and Mystery) OF THE UNIVERSE by D. W. Jacobs. The play will run from October to December 2008.