Buckminster Fuller: ‘father of Solarpunk’

Biodomes and biospheres are very much in fashion:

The Eden Project Built a Rainforest Ecosystem Inside Buckminster Fuller-Inspired Geodesic Domes | Open Culture

This one was designed by the extraordinary Buckminster Fuller over fifty years ago.:

The Montreal Biosphere back in fashion – Sidmouth Solarpunk

And extraordinary he was:

Writer Alvin Toffler once described architect, theorist, designer, and futurist Buckminster Fuller (July 12, 1895–July 1, 1983) as “one of the most-powerful myth-makers and myth-exposers of our time … a controversial, constructive, endlessly energetic metaphor-maker who sees things differently from the rest of us, and thereby makes us see ourselves afresh” — perhaps the richest and most accurate account of a mind to whom we owe more than we realize.

Buckminster Fuller’s Manifesto for the Genius of Generalists – Brain Pickings

Many consider him ‘the father of Solarpunk’:

R. Buckminster Fuller, 1895 – 1983 | The Buckminster Fuller Institute

Buckminster Fuller, the Man Who Invented the Future | OpenMind

As the gentleman says:

Buckminster Fuller was a Solarpunk – YouTube