Richard Buckminster Fuller was an American architect, inventor, mathematician, poet, and cosmologist. He is best known for his inventions of the geodesic dome and other structures based on a tetrahedral matrix. His design portfolio includes such notable works as the Montreal Biosphère; the U.S. Pavilion at Expo 67 in Montreal; and Dymaxion House, a prototype for low-cost housing. Fuller advocated sustainability and efficiency, and he developed new ways to use energy, resources, materials, and design to reduce the environmental impact of human activities. He coined many terms that have become indispensable in contemporary discourse about sustainable architecture and engineering, including “Spaceship Earth” and “thinking in four dimensions.” He was a prolific writer, publishing over 30 books and numerous articles on topics related to urban planning and design, architecture, mathematics, engineering, and philosophy. Fuller’s influence extended far beyond science and engineering; he was an inspiration for artists, musicians, poets, and other creative minds. His theories and vision continue to be studied by academics, architects, entrepreneurs, and environmentalists today.