$100,000 for a #design revolution strategy.

$100,000 for a #design revolution strategy.

Ecovative natural Styrofoam / Greener Package The Buckminster Fuller Institute is looking for solutions to the world’s toughest problems. They just released the call for entries for their 2014 Fuller Challenge , “socially-responsible design’s highest award.” Landscape architects, architects, planners, artists, entrepreneurs, and students from everywhere are invited to go for the $100,000 prize for most outstanding strategy. Buckminster Fuller , who died in 1983, was way ahead of his time. While he is famous for his geodesic dome , which took form in Disney’s “Spaceship Earth” Epcot Center and other buildings, as well as his innovative maps , Fuller’s deeper impact may be on our thinking. He was one of the first modern Western thinkers to connect architecture to ecology and the environment. According to the institute that bears his name, Fuller called for a “design revoluti...

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