We are looking for visionary social and environmental solutions from all over the world to win $100,000. Would you like to recommend a project for the 2015 Fuller Challenge? You can do so here!
In this month’s installment of our Dispatches From the Field column we feature another outstanding 2014 Catalyst Program, How Does It Grow, a multi-platform initiative that brings agricultural literacy for all ages.
We are thrilled to announce the premier of a short video connecting Fuller’s legacy to the contemporary Fuller Challenge! Check it out here.
A story from 2014 Catalyst Program participant Nathan Ayers, who applied to the Fuller Challenge with the Chiwara Permaculture Initiative.
BFI is pleased to announce that a comprehensive climate change adaptation and community development project, Living Breakwaters has been selected as the winner of the 2014 Fuller Challenge.
It has been our intention since we started the Fuller Challenge Program to increase the number of awards we are able to confer each year. Last year, in partnership with Interface, we conferred a special recognition prize to the Waterbank Schools project in Laikipia, Kenya.
This innovative recycling and community center for the Women's Association (ADATA) on Chira Island, Costa Rica, includes a work and social area. The center systemically tackles multiple immediate community needs simultaneously, presenting a comprehensive strategy to improve wellbeing and fill resource needs.
BFI held its seventh annual Fuller Challenge Award Ceremony and Celebration last week at The Wythe Hotel. Fuller Challenge Winner Kate Orff accepted the OmniOculi sculpture and $100,000 prize on behalf of Living Breakwaters and the SCAPE / LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE PLLC team.
A team of students has built a biodegradable drone using a mycelium-based chassis grown by 2013 Fuller Challenge winners Ecovative Design.
Kate Orff, founder of 2014 Fuller Challenge Winners Living Breakwaters, and Pete Malinowski, project director of the Billion Oyster project, speak in depth on their collaboration and the impact of the Bucky award on Brian Lehrer TV, of WNYC and NPR. See the interview here!