Arcosanti in Phoenix Arizona

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Arcosanti | The World’s First Arcology Prototype & Urban ...

Arcosanti is a project of The Cosanti Foundation, a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to inspire a reimagined urbanism that builds resilient and equitable communities sustainably integrated with the natural world. At Arcosanti, we pursue this mission through experimentation and application of the principles of arcology, a ... More

Arcosanti, Arizona Oddities - Ghost Towns of Arizona and ...

Oddities, Arcosanti, Arizona. Arcosanti. Arcosanti is an experimental town that began construction in 1970 in central Arizona, 70 mi north of Phoenix, at an elevation of 3,732 feet. Architect Paolo Soleri, using a concept he calls arcology (a portmanteau of architecture and ecology), started the town to demonstrate how urban conditions could be ... More

Arcosanti (Paradise Valley) - 2021 All You Need to Know ...

Arcosanti! This place one hour north of Phoenix, Az just off Interstate 17 is a very interesting place to visit. Don't miss it. Italian architect Soleri built what was to be a self-contained utopian metropolis. His famous bronze bells are made and sold here and are absolutely beautiful. More

Arcosanti - Wikipedia

Arcosanti is a projected experimental town with a molten bronze bell casting business in Yavapai County, central Arizona, 70 mi (110 km) north of Phoenix, United States, at an elevation of 3,732 feet (1,138 m).Its arcology concept was proposed by the Italian-American architect Paolo Soleri (1919–2013). He began construction in 1970, to demonstrate how urban conditions could be improved while ... More

FAQs | Answers to Common Questions | Arcosanti

Arcosanti is located near Cordes Junction, Arizona, about 70 miles north of Phoenix, at the intersection of the I-17 and the route 69 highways. Exit the highway at Arcosanti Road and follow the signs that will lead motorists on a lengthy dirt and gravel road to Arcosanti’s grounds and distinctive architecture. Get Directions to Arcosanti. More

Cafe at Arcosanti | Special Event Space | Cafe Dining

The Café is also actively seeking donations of commercial equipment and supplies to update and upgrade production capacity. For more information, please email cafe@arcosanti.org or call (928) 632-7135. Comments are closed. More

Cosanti Foundation | Supporting The Development of Arcosanti

Cosanti in Paradise Valley, Arizona is home to the former architectural and design studios of Paolo Soleri (1919-2013). Here, Soleri perfected his silt-casting construction technique; wrote his magnum opus, Arcology: City in the Image of Man in 1969; established The Cosanti Foundation in 1965; and created Cosanti Originals, a modest bronze and ceramic Windbell business as a revenue stream to ... More

Paolo Soleri's Cosanti | Phoenix Museums & Historic Sites

Paolo was a sun-worshipper, and they came back to Arizona.”. Soleri bought the Paradise Valley site in 1953 for $12,000, and the family (they eventually had two daughters) lived in the old ranch house on the property. He called it Cosanti, combining two Italian words meaning “against things.”. It was his way of artistically rejecting ... More

Buy Handcrafted Ceramic Bells at best price from Cosanti

Tours of Cosanti, a cultural site on the Arizona Registry of Historic Places, are offered without a fee, but donations are encouraged. Donations benefit The Cosanti Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to influencing a balance between the built world and the environment, for the benefit of the planet and humankind. More