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Fuller World, The; Sum Of Its Parts, The

12/01/1963


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Series
Fuller World, The
Program
Sum Of Its Parts, The
Program Number

102

Series Description

The Fuller World: a 1963, three program, production of WGBH-TV, Boston, for N.E.T. Director: Don Hallock. Profile of R. Buckminster Fuller. Series release date: 1963

Program Description

The Fuller World: a 1963, three program, production of WGBH-TV, Boston, for N.E.T. Director: Don Hallock. Profile of R. Buckminster Fuller.

Program Two: The Sum Of Its Parts. In this program the viewer sees a Fuller geodesic dome constructed. A stop-motion film compresses the five-hour construction job into a brief sequence, and gives ...view of this design, which covers a maximum of area with a minimum of struct(?). Demonstrating the geodesic idea, Mr. Fuller points out that his geometry based on sixty-degree angles rather than the conventional ninety-degree angles, and t(?)...main structural element of his buildings is the triangle. He then gives his own... definition of mathematics and explains that his goal is to find out how to do the most with the least.

Duration

00:30:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Biography
Citation
Chicago: “Fuller World, The; Sum Of Its Parts, The,” 12/01/1963, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 6, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_310686AC6E394F67B701DCD79A9A651E.
MLA: “Fuller World, The; Sum Of Its Parts, The.” 12/01/1963. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 6, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_310686AC6E394F67B701DCD79A9A651E>.
APA: Fuller World, The; Sum Of Its Parts, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_310686AC6E394F67B701DCD79A9A651E
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