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Paolo Soleri

Italian architect

Died when: 93 years 292 days (1125 months)
Star Sign: Cancer

 

Paolo Soleri

Paolo Soleri (21 June 1919 – 9 April 2013) was an Italian architect.He established the educational Cosanti Foundation and Arcosanti.Soleri was a lecturer in the College of Architecture at Arizona State University and a National Design Award recipient in 2006.

He coined the concept of 'arcology' – a synthesis of architecture and ecology as the philosophy of democratic society.He died at home of natural causes on 9 April 2013 at the age of 93.

Soleri authored several books, including The Bridge Between Matter & Spirit is Matter Becoming Spirit and Arcology - City In the Image of Man.


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