R. Buckminster Fuller
Lars Müller Publishers, Baden, Switzerland, 2008; originally published 1967, English
Design, General; Nonfiction, Architecture
ISBN: 9783037781265

From the Publisher. One of Fuller’s most popular works, Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth is a brilliant synthesis of his world view. In this very accessible volume, Fuller investigates the great challenges facing humanity. How will humanity survive? How does automation influence individualization? How can we utilize our resources more effectively to realize our potential to end poverty in this generation? He questions the concept of specialization, calls for a design revolution of innovation, and offers advice on how to guide “spaceship earth” toward a sustainable future.

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Carlo Ratti

Fuller takes an eccentric point of departure to provide some of the sharpest design-based ideas for the contemporary global condition, ultimately forging a new methodology of Anticipator Design Science.

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