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Publisher Comments:

"A pleasure to read." -Architectural Review

"A wonderful, nontechnical introduction to one of this century's most fascinating minds." -Whole Earth Review

"Original . . . [and] valuable, because it describes . . . Fuller's original techniques." -Architectural Record.

Architect, mathematician, engineer, inventor, visionary humanist, educator, inspirational orator, and bestselling author, R. Buckminster Fuller has been rightly called "the 20th-century Leonardo da Vinci." Written by a fellow inventor who worked with Fuller for more than three decades, BuckyWorks is an inspiring celebration of the man, his ideas, his inventions -and his legacy for our future. Featuring over 200 photographs and drawings, plus dozens of fascinating excerpts from Fuller's lectures and conversations with the author, this book offers a breathtaking inside look at one of the truly great minds of our time.

J. BALDWIN is an inventor and teacher who worked under, with, and for R. Buckminster Fuller for more than three decades. He served as an editor of the Whole Earth Catalog and the Whole Earth Review for 25 years.

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J. BALDWIN is an inventor and teacher who worked under, with, and for R. Buckminster Fuller for more than three decades. He served as an editor of the Whole Earth Catalog and the Whole Earth Review for 25 years.

Synopsis:

Buckminster Fuller - ein echt amerikanisches Genie - war weithin bekannt als Architekt, Ingenieur, Mathematiker, Autor und Erfinder. In diesem Buch sind Fullers wichtigste Ideen und Erfindungen in Form von Worten und Bildern zusammengetragen. Lassen auch Sie sich inspirieren, über alternative Lebensweisen nachzudenken! (02/98)

Table of Contents

The Mission of Guinea Pig B. The Lightful House.

The Design Science Revolution.

Getting Around.

Domes.

The Sorcerer's Apprentices.

Instant Domes.

The Garden of Eden.

Megastructures.

Spaceship Earth.

Jobs and Work.

Appendices.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780471198123
Author:
Baldwin, J.
Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons
Subject:
Artists, Architects, Photographers
Subject:
Engineering - General
Subject:
Scientists
Subject:
Fuller, r. buckminster (richard buckminster),
Subject:
Scientists - General
Subject:
Individual Architect
Subject:
Biography-Artists Architects and Photographers
Subject:
Architectural History & Styles
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20080421
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
9.11x8.09x.61 in. 1.25 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , J. BALDWIN is an inventor and teacher who worked under, with, and for R. Buckminster Fuller for more than three decades. He served as an editor of the Whole Earth Catalog and the Whole Earth Review for 25 years.
"Synopsis" by , Buckminster Fuller - ein echt amerikanisches Genie - war weithin bekannt als Architekt, Ingenieur, Mathematiker, Autor und Erfinder. In diesem Buch sind Fullers wichtigste Ideen und Erfindungen in Form von Worten und Bildern zusammengetragen. Lassen auch Sie sich inspirieren, über alternative Lebensweisen nachzudenken! (02/98)
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