(1919 - 2013)
Paolo Soleri was active/lived in Arizona / Italy. Paolo Soleri is known for wind chimes, environment based architecture, abstract sculpture.
Biography Paolo Soleri
Known internationally for his architecture and his concept of "arcology" architecture, Paolo Soleri has also been a ceramics designer, lecturer at the College of Architecture at Arizona State University, and a creator of works on paper.
In 1970 Soleri began overseeing the building "Arcosanti", a planned community of about 5,000 population. Located near Cordes Junction, Arizona, this project has involved over 6,000 people in its ongoing construction. It is intended to be a model for his concept of architecture committed to harmony with the environment. While built from local materials, the community is also designed to minimize the use of energy, especially fossil fuels. In 2006, Soleri received a National Design Award fr
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