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Buckminster Fuller's Universe: An Appreciation

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Buckminster Fuller, the brilliant and eccentric futurist philosopher, was one of the most creative contributors to innovative thought and technology in the twentieth century. Best known for his inventions, from the Geodesic Dome to the Dymaxion car and the concept of "Spaceship Earth," he was an incomparable designer, engineer, and architect. In this inspiring account of Fuller's life and legacy, Lloyd Steven Seiden shows how his integrity, intuition, and imagination had an astounding impact on the world. Buckminster Fuller's Universe brings new light to Fuller's belief system, recognizes his many contributions to humanity, and shows readers how to apply Fuller's ideas to daily life..

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A fascinating and authoritative look at the enduring legacy of a singular philosopher.

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Buckminster Fuller, the brilliant and eccentric futurist philosopher best known as the inventor of the Geodesic Dome, was one of the most creative contributors to innovative thought and technology in the twentieth century. Incomparable designer, engineer, and architect, he proved that a lone genius, through sheer initiative, can have an astounding impact on the world. In this inspiring account of Fuller's life and legacy, Lloyd Steven Sieden brings new light to Fuller's belief system and recognizes his many contributions to humanity.

About the Author

Lloyd Steven Sieden is a lecturer, consultant, and educator with a specialty in the ideas of Buckminster Fuller. He has produced and presented educational programs for the Buckminster Fuller Institute and other organizations. He lives in Bellevue, Washington.

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ISBN:
9780738203799
Foreword:
Cousins, Norman
Author:
Cousins, Norman
Author:
Sieden, Lloyd Steven
Author:
Sieden, Lloyd
Publisher:
Basic Books (AZ)
Location:
Cambridge, Mass.
Subject:
Modern
Subject:
Engineering - General
Subject:
Technology
Subject:
Engineering
Subject:
Individual Architect
Subject:
History & Surveys - Modern
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
Individual Architects & Firms - General
Subject:
Philosophy : General
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Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
106-733
Publication Date:
20000131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
530
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in 21 oz

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