“If an architect’s ego is very small, he is done for it; if it is vast then he might make some very important contributions.”
– Paolo Soleri, 1919-2013, Italian, architect
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Mini Documentary on Arcosanti: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qBGDXxvn1k4
Arcosanti is an urban laboratory focused on innovative design, community, and environmental accountability. Its stated goal is to actively pursue lean alternatives to urban sprawl based on Paolo Soleri’s theory of compact, highly integrated urban design, called Arcology (architecture + ecology).