BUCKMINSTER FULLER MASTER INDEX
Tensegrity: M-Z


 MANHATTAN

Dome

Buckminster Fuller (Pawley) pp 149-52
MANUFACTURERS

Tensegrity Solutions

Beams, Masts or Columns, and Trusses La Jolla CA USA
MAST: MASTS
General Buckminster Fuller & Isamu Noguchi: Best of Friends pp 164-67

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Buckminster Fuller: At Home in the Universe pp 193-94

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Bucky: A Guided Tour of Buckminster Fuller pp 15, 121-3, 238, 285
" Cosmography pp 184-7, 244,
" " figs185-6, 188
" The Dymaxion World of Buckminster Fuller p 59
" Your Private Sky, R Buckminster Fuller: The Art of Design Science pp 401, 404-05

At Museum of Modern Art Exhibit

New Views on R Buckminster Fuller pp 125, 128-9,
" " 136, 139-42, 144

Fuller Holding a

Buckminster Fuller: Designing for Mobility p 176

Snelson's X-Piece

" p 177

Tensegrity & Other Structures:         

Color pics & models

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city? -- Brazil

#32: Tensegrity Mast

R W Gray; Univ North Carolina; BF Archives

b&w

Stanford CA USA
Index/Tensegrity/Towers (below) Index/Tensegrity/Columns Index/tensegrity/Beams Index/Geodesic Spiral Tube
MEANING
Of Term New Views on R Buckminster Fuller p 128
MINIATURE
Masts: Definitions Synergetics Dictionary Volume 4 p 155
Pentagonal Polarity: Definition " p 155
Positive & Negative: Definition " p 155
MINNESOTA

University of, Hollow Fiberglass Struts

Buckminster Fuller: Designing for Mobility p 181, 183 Minneapolis MN USA

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The Dymaxion World of Buckminster Fuller fig 276-77 " " "
MODELS

See: Index/Tensegrity/Models

MODULES
Patent #4, 207, 715 by Chris Kitrick The Artifacts of R Buckminster Fuller, Volume 4 pp 369-71

NETWORKS
And Organizations  09-01 Brussels Belgium
NO
Size Limit to The Dymaxion World of Buckminster Fuller p 60

OCTAHEDRON

General:

Buckminster Fuller and Isamu Noguchi: Best of Friends pp 177-78

Definition

Synergetics Dictionary Volume 4 p 156
Index/Octahedron/ Index/Dome/Tensegrity/Octas Index/Geodesic Spinnaker

PATENTS

R B Fuller: Nonsymmetrical

Buckminster Fuller: At Home in the Universe pp 273-74

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Inventions pp 274-80

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The Artifacts of R Buckminster Fuller, Volume 4 pp 297-99; 2-18-75

                     Symmetrical

Inventions pp 178-93

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The Artifacts of R Buckminster Fuller, Volume 4 pp 36-39
Snelson: Discontinuous Compression Structures (US#3,169,611) Feb 1965
PNEUMATICS
General A Fuller Explanation pp 255-56 (1987 edition); pp 284-85 (2007 edition)
PRINCIPLES
Of Critical Path p 190

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R Buckminster Fuller pp 26-7, 29-31, 35-6; figs 40-1
PRINCETON
University Buckminster Fuller: At Home in the Universe p 193 Princeton NJ USA

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Buckminster Fuller: Designing for Mobility p 182

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The Artifacts of R Buckminster Fuller Volume 3 pp 181-83

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The Dymaxion World of Buckminster Fuller fig 274

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Your Private Sky, R Buckminster Fuller: The Art of Design Science pp 410-11
PROJECTS
General Critical Path p 136

RESEARCHERS
Rebielak, J Dept of Architecture, Wroclaw University of Technology Wroclaw Poland
RIGID

Index/Dome/Tensegrity


SCULPTURES
General BuckyWorks

p 132

Stanford University

Ken Snelson; outdoor sculpture Stanford CA USA

University of Wisconsin

60-Strut; Engineer centers building Madison WI "
SNELSON
Kenneth: Tensegrity Patent US#3,169,611 2-65 New York NY USA

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Your Private Sky, R Buckminster Fuller: The Art of Design Science

pp 400-01

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                 In Development of Principle of

New Views on R Buckminster Fuller

pp 140-5, 208 note 33-4

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                 License from R B Fuller Buckminster Fuller: Designing for Mobility

p 178

Black Mountain NC "
SPHERES
General: Buckminster Fuller (Pawley)

pp155-57

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Bucky: A Guided Tour of Buckminster Fuller

pp 86-93, 95-101, 103-7,

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121-4, 263, 311

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Cosmography pp 87-90, figs 175-76
" Synergetics 1 sects 538.15, 726.01-3, 781.01,
" " 1005.53, 1005.60, fig 765.02
" Synergetics 2 sects 794.00-95.0
Definition Synergetics Dictionary Volume 4 p 156

Balloon as Example of

Cosmography pp 174-82, fig 181

Basic Principles of

" pp 180-81, fig 181
Cloud Nines Buckminster Fuller and Isamu Noguchi: Best of Friends pp 6-7

Single & Double Bonding in

Cosmography fig 176
Six Pentagonals: Definitions Synergetics Dictionary Volume 4 pp 156-7
Index/Geodesic Sphere Index/Three-Way Great Circling: Three-Way Grid
Index/Sky-Island City Index/Sphericity of Whole Systems Index/Gravitational Field
STABILITY
Requires Six Struts: Definition Synergetics Dictionary Volume 4 p 157
STRUCTURES
General: BuckyWorks p 16

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Pilot for Spaceship Earth pp 151-2, 156

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R Buckminster Fuller figs 43, 45, 47-8, 83, 96-100

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The Dymaxion World of Buckminster Fuller figs 268-80

                Definition

Synergetics Dictionary Volume 4 p 157

Experimental

The Dymaxion World of Buckminster Fuller figs 262-63

First

" fig 261

Geodesic

Index/Dome/Tensegrity

Longtin, Tom

Computer graphics city? ??

USA

SYSTEMS
Company Buckminster Fuller Institute-CA donor, 1992 city? NY USA

TENSILE
-Integrity Structures Buckminster Fuller: Starting with the Universe pp 159, 245
Strength A Fuller Explanation pp 34, 246, 252-53, 98, 246-47 (1987 ed)

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" pp 40, 274, 281-82 (2007 edition)
TENSION
Materials A Fuller Explanation pp 253, 267 (1987 edition); pp 112, 274, 276, 282, 297 (2007 edition)
TENTS

"Tent Futures"

Popular Mechanics (Nov 1998 magazine)

Jim Gorant

New York NY USA

"Camping for Dummies"

Popular Science (May 2000 magazine)

p 18

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TETRAHEDRON

Index/Tetrahedron

TOWER: TOWERS
General: Peter Wenger city? -- Switzerland

Fuller Holding Tensegrity Tower

1959; Time/Life color pic New York NY USA

Hall of Science

14'; 09-85; Flushing Meadows " " "

Obelisk

Bob Burkhardt Cambridge MA "
Virlane: By Kenneth Snelson (Refurbished 2010) In Sculpture Garden of Museum of Art New Orleans LA "
See: Kenneth Snelson  ('81 exhibit catalog)

p 59

TRUSSES
Patents Inventions pp 286-93 Index/Tensegrity/Masts (above)

Icosahedra

Index/Icosahedra/Truss

Octahedra

Index/Octahedra/Truss

Tetrahedra

Index/Tetrahedra/Truss
TUBES
General Your Private Sky, R Buckminster Fuller: The Art of Design Science pp 459-60
TWELVE

Pentagons: Definition

Synergetics Dictionary Volume 4 p 157 Index/Hex-Pent Sphere

UNITARY 

Components

Buckminster Fuller (Pawley) p 150
UNIVERSITY
Of Minnesota Your Private Sky, R Buckminster Fuller: The Art of Design Science pp 408-09
UNLIMITED
Frequency of Geodesic Tensegrities: Definitions Synergetics Dictionary Volume 4 pp 153-4
USE
Of Tension in Construction A Fuller Explanation pp 249-50 (1987 edition); pp 277-78 (2007 ed)
Index/Coexisting: Always & Only Index/Dome/Tensegrity Index/Geodesic
Index/Circuit Pattern Tensegrity Index/Tension & Compression Index/Synergetics

VECTOR

Equilibrium: Definition

Synergetics Dictionary Volume 4 p 158
VERTEXIAL

Connections: Definitions                        

Synergetics Dictionary Volume 4 p 158 Index/Vertexial Connections

Locked Kiss: Definition

" p 158

WIKI

Encyclopedia of Tensegrity

Tangient, LLC; www.wikispaces.com San Francisco CA USA
WIRE
Wheel: Your Private Sky, R Buckminster Fuller: The Art of Design Science p 394

            Definition

Synergetics Dictionary Volume 4 p 158

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