The new book The Architecture of Closed Worlds: Or, What Is the Power of Shit? offers lessons for today by looking at Biosphere 2, Eden Project, and other microworlds.
Edwin Schlossberg, president and principal designer of ESI Design, shares how his directorship of Fuller’s World Game continues to shape his work.
For our inaugural "Noteworthy" column, in which an architect or designer reflects on an object that has inspired them, Deborah Berke discusses Buckminster Fuller's remarkable Dymaxion Map.
The founding partners of LTL Architects explain the utility of section drawings and their influence on 21st-century architecture.
Metropolis editor Mikki Brammer sat down with Buckminster Fuller’s daughter to discuss what Bucky would think of the world today.
Buckminster Fuller's daughter shares a previously unpublished essay and reveals a rarely spotlighted side to the revered thinker.
For the 50th anniversary of Expo 67, Dror has announced its proposal to give R. Buckminster Fuller's Biosphere a long-awaited companion.
A new book treats the architectural failures of a radical past as a learning opportunity for an apathetic present.
An eye-opening exhibition at the Institute for Contemporary Art/Boston explores the life and times of Black Mountain College.
Our guide to essential reading for the rest of the year, spanning all scales of design, from graphics to cities
Period interviews with the genius engineer are brought to life in this colorful video short.
Architects tackling the unseen will shape the future of their profession.
An exclusive look at architect Knud Lonberg-Holm, the father of information design and one of Buckminster Fuller's greatest influences.
Berg Design Architecture modifies a geodesic structure for Kinfolk’s math-obsessed founders.
Preview our exclusive June feature of this influential, but "invisible" designer.
Dig into British Pathé's 85,000-video archive with these architecture clips.
The brain behind WikiHouse, an open-sourced platform that promises to remake the field. Is it a threat to the primacy of the architect, or a glimpse into our digital design future?
Norman Foster is not an easy architect to get on the phone. We’ve covered a number of Foster + Partners’ projects in the past, and requests for interviews with the boss were often met with “Lord Foster is traveling in…
The Energy Lab at Hawaii Preparatory Academy, a certified Living Building Courtesy Flansburgh Architects Buckminster Fuller, the architect who gave us the geodesic dome and championed socially-responsible design before we even had a term for it, was a very quotable…
Two short documentary films take on a pair of intriguing midcentury architectural anomalies: Buckminster Fuller's dome and the National Art Schools of Cuba.