Fuller in 1949 with scale models of his Standard of Living Package and Skybreak Dome.
Allison Arieff reviews the Buckminster Fuller retrospective at the Whitney. She writes "His brain was constantly consumed with the serious issues of his day — issues that are still very much ours." and notes that Fuller was obsessed with how people were housed:
"Our beds are empty two-thirds of the time.
Our living rooms are empty seven-eighths of the time.
Our office buildings are empty one-half of the time.
It's time we gave this some thought."