|Died||May 18, 2017 (aged 101)|
|Cause of death||Complications from Parkinson's disease|
|Occupation||Futurist, social engineer, structural engineer, architectural designer, industrial designer, author, lecturer|
|Known for||The Venus Project, resource-based economy ideas.|
|Looking Forward (1969), The Best That Money Can't Buy (2002)|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Navy|
|Years of service||1942–1945|
|Rank|| Gunner's mate, 1st class|
Honorary Chief Petty Officer
|Battles/wars||World War II|
Jacque Fresco (March 13, 1916 – May 18, 2017) was an American self-taught structural designer, architectural designer, concept artist, educator, and futurist. Fresco wrote and lectured his views concerning sustainable cities, energy efficiency, natural-resource management, cybernetic technology, advanced automation, and the role of science in society. He was of Jewish descent.
References[change | change source]
- "RIP Jacque Fresco, the mind died but the idea lives on". Indestructible Ideas. May 22, 2017. Retrieved May 22, 2017.
- "The World According to Fresco". IFF. Retrieved April 1, 2016.
- "Free e-Books". The Venus Project.
- Warren, Bill (1997), Keep Watching the Skies, Jefferson, NC: McFarland Classics, p. 145, ISBN 978-0-7864-0479-7
- "The special effects by Jacques Fresco are surprisingly good for a television production." – p. 50
- "Brave New World". Tablet Magazine. 2 February 2011.
- "The Venus Project". The Venus Project.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Jacque Fresco at Wikimedia Commons
- Official website – The Venus Project