These Sketchbooks contain the seed from which sprang one of the boldest visions of our time—the giant Arcologies, those self-contained city-buildings of comparable extent in all three dimensions. Soleri's reasoned fervor and prophetic matter-of-factness can easily persuade that the realization of th...
The MIT Press
Although Paolo Soleri is one of the world’s most famous and influential architects, little has been written about his life, work, and thought. The Urban Ideal fills that gap. Based on interviews conducted at Arcosanti in spring 2000, these conversations cover Soleri’s youth and education in fascist ...
Berkeley Hills Books
Paolo Soleri's architectural-philosophical thinking sets forth fundamental reformulations to address the globalizing world's most urgent environmental, urban infrastructural, and socio-ethical problems. In this book, Soleri's most recent philosophical-architectural ideas are distilled into a concent...
Princeton Architectural Press
This edition contains all the text and illustrations found in the giant Arcology, photographically reduced somewhat to allow a lower price and enhanced handleability. "In the three-dimensional city, man defines a human ecology. In it he is a country dweller and metropolitan man in one. By it the in...
A thought provoking book about Arcosanti, that features an ongoing community project reflecting the philosophy of architect Paolo Soleri, Ph.d. The town is being built near Phoenix, Arizona, by workshop participants and residents on just 15 acres of a 4,000 acre preserve that will be left in its na...
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Book by Soleri, Paolo
21 June 1919 • Turin , Kingdom of Italy
09 April 2013 • Paradise Valley, AZ
Architect • Italian architect • Model
Arizona State University faculty
Paleontologist • Director
American of Italian descent
Access • VisiOn
Highest honors • National Design Award • Emmy Award