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By Scott Eastham

ISBN-10: 0718830318

ISBN-13: 9780718830311

Synergetics might be outlined because the exploratory technique of beginning with the entire. It used to be within the Nineteen Forties that Buckminster Fuller constructed a chain of round versions which embodied the synergetic concept inside geometry. This examine of Fuller's sacred geometry describes with vigor and intimately how his round figures relate either to Nature and to the tenets of synergetics. the writer assesses the legacy of Fuller, a scientist-artist-engineer extraordinaire whose visions have been encouraged by means of the yankee Dream, and portrays with enthusiasm and sympathy the artistic and person technology of a guy whose personality used to be as multifaceted because the domes he created. notice the speculation in the back of the concept the instantly strains and packing containers of technological know-how and maths are insufficient for representing Nature's round and cyclical styles of progress. The ways that Fuller's synergetics might be visible within the historic iconographies of the earlier also are printed with clean perception. furthermore, Eastham seems to be to the longer term inventive purposes of Fuller's 'wholes', with the purpose of inspiring the reader to imagine open air of the field themselves. "We looked for years to deliver out a quick replacement geometry textbook. [...] it isn't effortless to supply a around factor in a sq. world... " Extract from the Introduction

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