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Arcology

A conception of architecture (1969) involving the fusion of architecture and ecology, proposed by Paolo Soleri, an Italian architect living in America. Arcology is Soleri’s solution to urban problems. He proposed vast vertical structures capable of housing millions of inhabitants. One of Soleri’s’ visionary projects, Arcosanti (illus.), is being constructed north of Phoenix in Meyer, AZ.
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The project, inspired by Soleri's "arcology" theory, which combines ecology and architecture, was meant to house 5,000 residents on 25 acres.
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Plenitude, though basically an inner condition, can be invited by an inspiring and stimulating environment and the feeling of working toward achievements that overreach one's own limitation and embrace not just oneness but otherness as well: therefrom, the fruitions of creativity.--Paolo Soleri, Arcology: The City in the Image of Man (Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1969; reprint 1999).
Begun nearly half a century ago and still emerging from the Arizona desert sands near Cordes Junction, Arcosanti was the first Soleri "arcology" prototype.
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