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World Shelters Reaches Final Stage of $100,000 Buckminster Fuller Challenge

World Shelters has reached the final stage of competition in the renowned Buckminster Fuller Challenge. World Shelters’ entry “Sheltering U.S. Persons Unsheltered: Creating Legally Conforming, Economically Sustainable Emergency and Transitional Shelter” is one of 30 entries (out

of 215) to advance to the final stage of competition for the $100,000 prize.

The competition honors Buckminster Fuller’s life intention “to make the world work for 100% of humanity, in the shortest possible time, through spontaneous cooperation without ecological offense or disadvantage of anyone.” (BFI)

“World Shelters is honored to have reached this stage of competition,” World Shelters Executive Director Bruce LeBel said. “We have developed an economically sustainable, jurisdictionally conforming and technically unique design for emergency and transitional shelter that we propose to demonstrate in accordance with levitra generic California’s Senate Bill 2 which establishes civil rights, zoning and

development standards. Our proposal and capabilities offer an achievable option for jurisdictions to approach the issue of persons unsheltered.”

The winner will

be honored in Washington, D.C. in June.

To see World Shelters’ entry, please go to:
http://worldshelters.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/bfi-challenge-entry-ws-200910-web.pdf

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Buckminster Fuller Institute Press Feb. 17, 2010 Press Release
“The 2010 Buckminster Fuller Challenge Semi-Finalists Announced” available at:
http://bfi-internal.org/pdfs/2010_PressRelease_Challenge_SemiFinalists.pdf

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