Essays Tagged: "Buckminster Fuller"

Understanding the Relationship Between American Schools and Society: A look at how society and curriculum are based upon each other

chooling began to play a major role in determining who would get ahead in society and who will not. Buckminster Fuller, a renowned author and inventor, in his book "Education Automation" can be quoted ...

(7 pages) 233 0 4.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

20th Century Genius: Buckminster Fuller

Although not a household name, Buckminster Fuller is an important icon of the 20th century. Fuller can be best summed up as "an arc ... summed up as "an architect, designer, engineer, poet, philosopher, author and global iconoclast" ("Buckminster Fuller: Thinking out loud,"2004). Considered by many of his contemporaries to be a littl ... mportant today. Heralded as a genius near the end of his life, things were not always so for Buckminster Fuller. In 1927, Fuller was at a low point in his life. He has just suffered the death o ...

(6 pages) 80 1 4.2 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Housing for the Homeless Write about applying engineering solutations to real world problems.

And it is self supporting so that interior walls are unnecessary to bear the load of the structure. Buckminster Fuller in the 1940s set out for a way to solve the world housing crisis. He designed a g ...

(6 pages) 66 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering

Importance of Buckminster Fuller

Buckminster is very important to the future of our environment. He dedicated his entire life to the ... a time period in the history that changed the way people thought about preserving the environment. Buckminster was the design outlaw. His designs were very efficient, light, and most importantly self ... that future generations have a fair share of the environment just like any generation before them. Buckminster succeeded doing more with less, which at that time was a great innovation. He tried to i ...

(1 pages) 16 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

How One Defines Success

ailure may be the key factor in you succeeding by getting an A on your final and passing the class. Buckminster Fuller wrote, "Whatever humans have learned had to be learned as a consequence only of t ...

(6 pages) 31 0 4.3 Nov/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Alfred Hitchcock

(9 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers