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Arcosanti founder Soleri dies

by in Business News

Italian-born architect Paolo Soleri, who began building a futuristic community called Arcosanti north of Phoenix more than 40 years ago but never completed it, died Tuesday. He was 93. Officials of the Cosanti Foundation said Soleri died of natural causes at his Paradise Valley home. Soleri broke ground on Arcosanti in 1970 on the basalt… Read More →

Experience The Wind At Cosanti Originals

Cosanti Windbells
by in Play

As visitors enter Cosanti Originals, they are met by the sounds of hammers and metal saws. Famed architect, artist and philosopher Paolo Soleri and his students built the Cosanti gallery in the 1950s. Soleri, who retired from the Cosanti Foundation last year, has created notable destinations around Arizona, including Arcosanti, which is a series of… Read More →