The Buckminster Fuller Institute annually awards $100,000 to a project that meets the standards the Fuller himself set to attain in his own design work. According to the Buckminster Fuller Insitute website, Fuller
combined an emphasis on individual initiative and integrity with whole systems thinking, scientific rigor and faithful reliance on nature’s underlying principles”
and entrants whose projects present this initiated rigor, may find themselves receiving the honor of the award.
Check out the finalists for this year’s award: