American Masters Buckminster Fuller: Thinking Out Loud

Selected Web Sites

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The Buckminster Fuller Institute
Home page of the Buckminster Fuller archive. The source.

The World Game Institute
"How do we make the world work for 100% of humanity in the shortest possible time through spontaneous cooperation without ecological damage or the disadvantage to anyone?"

Synergetics on the Web
Maintained by the BFI's Kirby Urner, this site comes highly recommended as a source to learn more about synergetics, as well as a good general resource. He maintains a good list of links to other sites.

4D Chronicler
An Internet newletter on the Buckminster Fuller Institute and other newsworthy items.

Applied Synergetics
The goal of Applied Synergetics is to provide design-scientists with a means to present their research activities in an open, global forum. These activities include (but are not limited to) educational tools, modeling software, visualization of synergetics concepts and artifact creation.

The Fullerene Gallery
Beautiful graphic images of Fullerenes and other technical info.

Critical Path AIDS Project
Maintained by Kiyoshi Kuromiya, who collaborated with Fuller on the books "Critical Path" and "Cosmography". Provides treatment, resource and prevention information to PWAs, treatment activists, service providers, and researchers.

Ken Snelson
This page tells the story of sculptor Ken Snelson, whose artworks using tension and compression contributed toward Fuller's development of tensegrity. An interesting story, with good photos of Snelson's work.

This list is necessarily incomplete--there's more out there than we can possibly catalog! But these links should get you started.