During the last two weeks of January 1975 Buckminster Fuller gave an extraordinary series of lectures concerning his entire life's work. These thinking out loud lectures span 42 hours and examine in depth all of Fuller's major inventions and discoveries from the 1927 Dymaxion house car and bathroom, through the Wichita House, geodesic domes, and tensegrity structures, as well as the contents of Synergetic.
In relation to the current WTC Transportation Hub in New York City, The Oculus by Santiago Calatrava's $4 billion World Trade Center Transportation Hub.
"One of the big satisfactions you have doing a station is that it’s genuinely a public place. Everyone can go there. You don’t pay to go in and enjoy it. For an anonymous person who lives modestly and takes the train every day for work, they will have five or 10 minutes inside our project that tells them, “this building is here for you.”
Safe to say this has been your most challenging project?
Yes. It’s the most challenging project I have ever done.
Interview except from #CityLab
Location: New York City (Financial District)
Producer: YOYUU Creative