ARCHITECTURE MONOGRAPHS

PUBLISHER
Lars Müller Publishers

BOOK FORMAT
Paperback, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 400 pgs / 150 color / 150 bw.

PUBLISHING STATUS
Pub Date
Active

DISTRIBUTION
D.A.P. Exclusive
Catalog: FALL 2019 p. 44   

PRODUCT DETAILS
ISBN 9783037786093 TRADE
List Price: $40.00 CDN $55.00

AVAILABILITY
In stock

BROWSE THE 2022 MID WINTER CATALOG

Artbook | D.A.P. Catalog Cover Link

Preview our Mid-Winter 2022 catalog, featuring new books on art, photography, design, architecture, film, music and visual culture.

  

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

R. Buckminster Fuller: Pattern-Thinking

By Daniel López-Pérez.

R. Buckminster Fuller: Pattern-Thinking

For Fuller, nature is the most exquisite technology we know; and what underlies all of his work is the quest to uncover nature’s fundamental principles—in order to foster their manifestation as a pattern integrity 'for successfully regenerating all life aboard our planetary spaceship.'" –Jaime Lawrence Snyder, Lars Müller Fuller Series Editor

A Los Angeles Times 2021 holiday gift guide pick

The work of R. Buckminster Fuller (1895–1983) is among the most extraordinary and inventive in 20th-century design and architecture, not least for its incorporation of a range of intellectual and technical disciplines. Fuller described himself as an “engineer, inventor, mathematician, architect, cartographer, philosopher, poet, cosmogonist, comprehensive designer and choreographer.''

R. Buckminster Fuller: Pattern-Thinking is a major reassessment of Fuller’s legacy in the context of design, examining his singular vision of new conceptual models for design and architecture, alongside his ideas on their potentially world-altering consequences. Drawing extensively on his archive and with over 300 images, the book follows Fuller’s explorations of geometry, language and intellectual property in their relation to design principles and pedagogy, organizing its survey of Fuller’s work through parallel conceptual threads rather than in a linear chronology of his career.

Daniel López-Pérez is an associate professor and a founding faculty member of the Architecture Program at the University of San Diego. By way of several publications and curatorial projects, López-Pérez has emerged as an authority on Fuller, having edited Fuller in Mexico (2015) and R. Buckminster Fuller: World Man (2013), the latter of which was picked as Design Book of the Year by Architect magazine. He was also the curator of a week of lectures and exhibitions on Fuller at the Venice Architecture Biennale in 2014.


Featured image is reproduced from 'R. Buckminster Fuller: Pattern-Thinking.'

PRAISE AND REVIEWS

Los Angeles Times

Christopher Knight

Packed with illuminating archival illustrations, this deep dive into one of the 20th century’s greatest design-thinkers covers everything from his analysis of the cornea of the human eyeball to international economic structures.

R. Buckminster Fuller: Pattern-Thinking

in stock  $40.00


Free Shipping

UPS GROUND IN THE CONTINENTAL U.S.
FOR CONSUMER ONLINE ORDERS

FORTHCOMING AND NEW: ARCHITECTURE

Patterns and Structure

PATTERNS AND STRUCTURE

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037782194
USD $30.00
| CAN $40

Pub Date: 9/1/2010
Active | In stock


Between Land and Sea Works of Kiyonori Kikutake

BETWEEN LAND AND SEA WORKS OF KIYONORI KIKUTAKE

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037784327
USD $50.00
| CAN $67.5

Pub Date: 1/25/2016
Active | In stock


Floating Images

FLOATING IMAGES

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037783016
USD $50.00
| CAN $67.5

Pub Date: 10/25/2012
Active | Out of stock


Eduardo Souto de Moura

EDUARDO SOUTO DE MOURA

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037783122
USD $42.00
| CAN $55

Pub Date: 10/25/2012
Active | In stock


Kenzo Tange

KENZO TANGE

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037783108
USD $60.00
| CAN $79

Pub Date: 10/25/2012
Active | In stock


What Anchors a House in Itself

WHAT ANCHORS A HOUSE IN ITSELF

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037782408
USD $60.00
| CAN $79

Pub Date: 10/1/2010
Active | In stock


Urban Hopes

URBAN HOPES

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037783764
USD $49.95
| CAN $67.5

Pub Date: 2/28/2014
Active | Out of stock


Nicholas Hawksmoor

NICHOLAS HAWKSMOOR

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037783498
USD $50.00
| CAN $67.5

Pub Date: 4/14/2015
Active | In stock


David Adjaye

DAVID ADJAYE

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037782828
USD $45.00
| CAN $60

Pub Date: 6/25/2012
Active | In stock


Shanshui City

SHANSHUI CITY

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037784570
USD $50.00
| CAN $67.5

Pub Date: 7/25/2015
Active | In stock


Zaha Hadid Architects

ZAHA HADID ARCHITECTS

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037783535
USD $55.00
| CAN $72.5

Pub Date: 12/13/2013
Active | In stock


The Light Pavilion by Lebbeus Woods and Christoph A. Kumpusch for the Liced Poro sity Block in Chengdu, China 2007-2012

THE LIGHT PAVILION BY LEBBEUS WOODS AND CHRISTOPH A. KUMPUSCH FOR THE LICED PORO SITY BLOCK IN CHENGDU, CHINA 2007-2012

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037783092
USD $15.00
| CAN $21.5

Pub Date: 3/25/2013
Active | Out of stock