The hanging structure reiterates the outline of the planted terraces that crown the complex to which the Credac building belongs; it also invokes, but as if flattened out, the kinds of structural armatures imagined by Buckminster Fuller
and others in their efforts to renew architectural thinking.
It is a toroidal construction -- a square doughnut with a hole in the middle -- that recalls Foster's early work with Buckminster Fuller
There is some scrappy information on architects: all the usual crew, Aalto, Mies van der Rohe, Buckminster Fuller
, Libeskind and so on, but there are other sites which provide many more links and a great deal more information.
, Gyula Kosice, artist Gert Rietveld, aircraft designer Yuri Ishkov, winners of the Ansari X Prize, and everyone connected with Leonardo magazine.
There are numerous books by or about Buckminster Fuller
Part of the satisfaction of Zittel's diary is that of observing a maverick at work, designing and modifying her life as she goes and revealing herself as the heir to a range of ancestors including the Bauhaus, Joseph Beuys, Buckminster Fuller
, Mary Miss, and Alice Aycock--as well as to a host of unsung hippies, squatters, and outsiders of all kinds.
Among the architects that contributed to the project are Paul Rudolph, Alden Dow of Midland, Michigan, George Nelson and Buckminster Fuller
Inspired by the shape explored by futurist and inventor Buckminster Fuller
, Buckyball is the creation of New York-based artist Leo Villareal, celebrated in San Francisco for his monumental public sculpture on the San Francisco Bay Bridge, The Bay Lights.
, Abbie Hoffman, Mick Jagger, Carole King, Lou Reed, and many other counter culture figures of the sixties and seventies.
The name is a reference to the late American systems theorist Buckminster Fuller
, as the molecule's structure resembles his trademark geodesic domes.
The haunting title track from the latest EP Spirit Walks was one of the new songs she mixed into the set alongside more established tunes like Put Your Hands Up, Buckminster Fuller
and a moving performance of her song about British troops History Boys, which took on extra poignancy given the concert's calendar proximity to Remembrance Sunday.
This quote from architect Buckminster Fuller
is a favorite of Andrew Hewitt, creator of GameChangers500, which champions the world's top purpose-driven companies.