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Sawyer Buckminister Fuller

Making Fly-Sized Robots

Sawyer Buckminster Fuller, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Washington, works on a very tiny scale.

TOTE: 12,000 Rain Gardens

Totem Ocean Trailer Express (TOTE) of Tacoma has created rain gardens to retain its industrial stormwater permit, reduce pollutants such as copper and zinc and improve the aesthetics of the TOTE terminal.