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Bucky’s Nightmare by Mathieu Lehanneur

1947: Buckminster Fuller stands for science fiction made into real architecture. The structural perfection of his geodesic dome is suitable for all kinds of stuctures. Bucky’s Nightmare deflates tensegrity to kick research into blob structures. It is a biomorph leather island with a soft inside that re-configures geometrically under pressure, all the better to give support to each part of the human body.

Bucky’s Nightmare, by Mathieu Lehanneur


Monday, April 20th, 2009


Leis House by Peter Zumthor
Books: Calder 1898-1976

 

One Response to
“Bucky’s Nightmare by Mathieu Lehanneur”

  1. jon Says:

    I just saw Mathieu's TED talk. I did not know who he was. After watching in once, I thought he was a comic who was there to play a joke on everyone. I also came away thinking he was brilliant. When I watched it a second time I laugh after each presentation and his comments. At the end, I found it rather disquieting because it all seem to take shots at humans and their effect upon the environment. I thought it was dark humor. Then I checked out Matt's web site. It did not surprise me that the ideas were serious one. He is clearly brilliant and i am just a dim wit.

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