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Trimtab (formerly Design Science News) brings you BFI programming updates and news from around the world related to "humanity's option for success" and comprehensive design solutions.

Trimtab Vol. 16 No. 4
In this month's Trimtab see a list of the project locations from 2015 Fuller Challenge applicants, an article in Domus detailing the newly commissioned Fly's Eye Dome in Miami, an announcement about the new BFI Reading Group, a FastCo article about 2014 Fuller Challenge winner Kate Orff as she has been appointed to head Columbia University's Urban Design program and more.
Trimtab Vol. 16 No. 3
In this month's Trimtab, the Buckminster Fuller Challenge deadline approaches, a wind turbine in the Eiffel Tower, a look at the proposed Googleplex, the passing of Burt Swersey and Vector Flexors back in the Dymaxion Artifacts store.
Trimtab Vol. 16 No. 2
2015 call for proposals, new membership cards, "orbital perspective," several great events and a sale on the Woodcut Dymaxion map at the store!
Trimtab Vol. 16 No. 1
An invitation to nominate at the launch of the 2015 Buckminster Fuller Challenge, join us and become a member of BFI, human-powered vehicles, 2014 Catalyst Program Participant Weighs in from Apam, Ghana and more.
Trimtab Vol. 15 No. 12
A new video capturing the spirit of the Buckminster Fuller Challenge and recommend a project for the 2015 Challenge, Buckyball solar engineering, lessons from Bioneers, the Living Futures Conference, and How Does it Grow.
Trimtab Vol. 15 No. 11
Celebrating SCAPE, Thunder Valley, and all the other 2014 Fuller Challenge entrants, new Fly's Eye Dome™ in Miami
Trimtab Vol. 15 No. 10
Living Breakwaters wins the 2014 Fuller Challenge, the Membership program is open, and Dymax Redux, Redux!
Trimtab Vol. 15 No. 9
Announcing the Finalists of the 2014 Fuller Challenge, community survey results, and lots and lots of events coming up soon!
Trimtab Vol. 15 No. 8
Semi-finalists are announced for the 2014 Buckminster Fuller Challenge, the mapmaker's dilemma, IBM-designed computer chips modeled after the brain, a back to school dome and Design for America.
Trimtab Vol. 15 No. 7
Fuller's Birthday, launching Bucky 120, join us in St. Louis, Ecovative at MoMA PS1, Knud Lonberg-Holm is featured at the Ubu Gallery and Plant Chicago.
Trimtab Vol. 15 No. 6
The Buckminster Fuller Challenge celebrates 7 years, Ecovative in the built environment, the Love Song of Buckminster Fuller and the 100,000 Homes Campaign.
Trimtab Vol. 15 No. 4
The 2014 Buckminster Fuller Challenge closes, Wendell Berry and Wes Jackson in conversation at Cooper Union, BFI's own Pablo Freund on working with multidisciplinary and comprehensive approaches to the complex issues of our time and the Waterbank School.

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