Curt McNamara | Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Curt McNamara

Portrait of Curt McNamara


Adjunct Faculty
MEng, Portland State University; BS, University of Minnesota

Curt McNamara is an educator and practicing designer with over thirty years of experience. He is a scholar of R. Buckminster Fuller who authored the entry on Fuller in the UNESCO Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems and has taught Bucky's ideas to a range of audiences.

McNamara received the IEEE Millennium Medal in 2000 for his ongoing work in education, is a Biomimicry Education Fellow, wrote the “Systems” chapters in Sustainable Graphic Design (Wiley) and Packaging Sustainability (Wiley), and the “Teaming For The Future” chapter in Teamwork and Project Management, fourth edition (McGraw-Hill).