Crank and/or Genius?
Free 42-hrs of video of him lecturing
His lifelong goal was the development of what he called "Comprehensive Anticipatory Design Science" - the attempt to anticipate and solve humanity's major problems through the highest technology by providing "more and more life support for everybody, with less and less resources."
“Only the free-wheeling artist-explorer, non-academic, scientist-philosopher, mechanic, economist-poet, who has never waited for patron-starting and accrediting of his coordinate capabilities holds the prime initiative today.” (Generalist, Maker)
Pre-Fab housing - domes and other things, made of steel, for permanent and temporary use
SynergetIcs free online EBook http://www.rwgrayprojects.com/synergetics/toc/toc.html