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Paolo Soleri: Architecture as Salvation

It is only logical that the pauperization of our soul and the soul of society coincide with the pauperization of the environment. One is the cause and the reflection of the other.

- Paolo Soleri -

Paolo Soleri: Architecture as Salvation

Paolo Soleri was a visionary. Over decades, he influenced thousands of young architects. He called his vision arcology (architecture + ecology). The city as city occupied his thought. How could it help us reach our potential as human beings? Decades ago, he realized that we are drowning in a sea of data -- information-- and we don't seem to be able to find the time to transform it into knowledge. Our bellies are full in a very abstract way. But to go from our full bellies to nourishment, we have to assimilate and eventually become wiser. We have to find some common element that keeps a certain coherence in what were doing. This in-depth interview shares more. { read more }

Be The Change

Take a walk and find some place to stop and stand for a few minutes without checking a cell phone, without doing anything at all except just being there. Try it for 10 minutes.


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