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Posts tagged 'Buckminster Fuller'

A look at the life of designer-inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller

Richard Buckminster Fuller stands in front of a depiction of his domed city design at its first public showing at a community meeting in East

Architects

Miami Design District

Design Miami co-founder Craig Robins has transformed a one-time derelict edge-land into a chic shopping district, but the area’s connection to its surroundings remain weak,

News

Future 50: Michael Pawlyn

Icon asked a dozen experts and practitioners to nominate the people they think are, in some way, shaping the future. The resulting list of global

Features

Theatrum Mundi, Copenhagen

Buckminster Fuller saw his geodesic domes as a solution to the post-war housing crisis, but they have usually been put to more whimsical uses. On

Review

The architecture of failure

The 19th-century fascination with ruins was more than romantic affectation. It reflected a growing awareness of the fraught relationship between nature and technology – an

Features

Charlotte Perriand

On a tall plinth outside the grand, gilded Petit Palais is a small aluminium spaceship. In 1938, Charlotte Perriand and her collaborator Pierre Jeanneret designed

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Charlotte Perriand

On a tall plinth outside the grand, gilded Petit Palais is a small aluminium spaceship. In 1938, Charlotte Perriand and her collaborator Pierre Jeanneret designed

Review

Toys of the Avant-Garde

It is no coincidence that Le Corbusier, Frank Lloyd Wright and Buckminster Fuller were all taught in kindergartens, the school system that introduced building blocks

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Toys of the Avant-Garde

It is no coincidence that Le Corbusier, Frank Lloyd Wright and Buckminster Fuller were all taught in kindergartens, the school system that introduced building blocks

Features

Xi’an Horticultural Expo by Plasma Studio and Groundlab

It seems that China still has expo fever. Not content with staging the largest ever International Exposition last year in Shanghai, the ancient city of

News

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Cinzia says… is the first major retrospective of Italian artist and fashion designer Cinzia Ruggeri

Finland welcomes new design festival to Helsinki

Vitra acquires Kazuo Shinohara’s iconic Umbrella House

Norm Architects complete Michelin-starred restaurant ÄNG in Sweden

Biennale De Renava opens its first edition in Bonifacio

World Architecture Festival 2022 reveals shortlist ahead of ‘Together’ Lisbon event

Annabel Karim Kassar unveils new installation, The Lebanese House, at the V&A

Studio Ossidiana unveils small-scale museum for immersive art in Flevoland

André Fu announces three site specific commissions for Hong Kong Palace Museum


Architects

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Architect David Chipperfield is known for his minimal designs

Tatiana Bilbao is one of Mexico’s most creative designers

The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

A look at the life of designer-inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller

Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright


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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Cinzia says… is the first major retrospective of Italian artist and fashion designer Cinzia Ruggeri

Finland welcomes new design festival to Helsinki

Vitra acquires Kazuo Shinohara’s iconic Umbrella House

Norm Architects complete Michelin-starred restaurant ÄNG in Sweden

Biennale De Renava opens its first edition in Bonifacio

World Architecture Festival 2022 reveals shortlist ahead of ‘Together’ Lisbon event

Annabel Karim Kassar unveils new installation, The Lebanese House, at the V&A

Studio Ossidiana unveils small-scale museum for immersive art in Flevoland

André Fu announces three site specific commissions for Hong Kong Palace Museum


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