We are thrilled to introduce our 2014 Fellows: Aasha Abdill and Megan Ahearn!
Since winning the Fuller Challenge six months ago, the team at Ecovative Design has grown their disruptive technology portfolio significantly.
BFI Executive Director Elizabeth Thompson was recently featured in an interview by FOLD Magazine. The conversation covered our recent DYMAX REDUX contest last year, the Buckminster Fuller Challenge, and the role of designers in today's fast-changing world.
The innovative Waterbank School initiative is the first featured in our new series of updates from Fuller Challenge finalists. Read more about their trip to the Clinton Global Initiative, visionary new building designs, and their PITCHKenya, a rainwater-harvesting soccer stadium!
We received entries from a record 91 countries in this year’s Fuller Challenge award cycle. Proposals spanned the spectrum of human endeavor and included submissions covering everything from emergency shelter and urban design to community resilience and food system solutions; from inventions increasing the efficient use of energy resources to visionary arts interventions. The full list is below:
Thank you to all of the architects, activists, artists, designers, entrepreneurs, inventors, scientists, students, planners, and thought-leaders from all over the world who submitted their innovative solutions!
Do you have a breakthrough idea to solve some of the biggest challenges we face as a global community? Are you working to figure out just what kind of approach is adequate to the scale of the planetary problems facing humanity? Join us!
2013 Fuller Challenge Runner Up Échale a Tu Casa has been recognized as one of the “Best for the World” companies by B Corp. This recognition celebrates Échale’s overall social and environmental impact as the third highest scorer in B Corp’s pool of 987 total businesses in 32 countries and 60 industries, all working to use business as a force for good.
While putting together your application, it would be helpful to keep in mind the following criteria for the Challenge, as well as the questions for this year’s cycle, as listed here.
One month left to enter the Challenge!