Buckminster Fuller's Universe: An Appreciation available in Paperback
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- Basic Books
Buckminster Fuller, the brilliant and eccentric futurist philosopher best known as the inventor of the Geodesic Dome, was one of the most creative contributors to innovative thought and technology in the twentieth century. Incomparable designer, engineer, and architect, he proved that a lone genius, through sheer initiative, can have an astounding impact on the world. In this inspiring account of Fuller's life and legacy, Lloyd Steven Sieden brings new light to Fuller's belief system and recognizes his many contributions to humanity.
About the Author
Lloyd Steven Sieden is a lecturer, consultant, and educator with a specialty in the ideas of Buckminster Fuller. He has produced and presented educational programs for the Buckminster Fuller Institute and other organizations. He lives in Bellevue, Washington.
What People are Saying About This
Sieden has done a magnificent job of simplifying and restating Fuller’s comprehensive view. (Rev. Peggy Bassett, D.D., Former President United Church of Religious Science Worldwide)
Buckminster Fuller's Universe is a vivid, personal and revealing work which brings Fuller home to today’s people. (Barbara Marx Hubbard, futurist & author)
A well-painted portrait of a genius who had as many angles as his Geodesic Dome. (Richard D. Lamm, Former Governor of Colorado)
Sieden probes beyond Fuller's famous inventions to offer a unique psychological perspective on the roots of his successes and failures. (Amory B. Lovins, Director of Research, Rocky Mountain Institute)
Everybody concerned about the planet should read this book. It fully illustrates that a great man walked among us. (Larry King, talk show host & author)
Sieden has succeeded in bringing Fuller back as vibrant and thought provoking as ever, in a way we can understand. (Allan Ray Putnam, Former Director, American Society for Metals)
his book lays out the saga of a great 20th century mind and makes his complicated ideas come into focus. (Timothy Willard, Former Editor, The Futurist)
Fuller is one of a small number of geniuses. Sieden greatly assists us in understanding the man and his work. (Richard Rogers, architect)
This is a very necessary and useful book. It is not written in Fuller's language. You will understand it.
Lloyd Sieden's interpretations of Fuller's creative genius should greatly enhance public acknowledgment of the intellectual wisdom of this diminutive giant. (Dr. Buzz Aldrin, former astronaut & author)