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ARCOLOGY: Paolo Soleri at the Boston Architectural Center
Posted By Gretchen On April 17, 2006 @ 5:13 am In Architecture,Green Design Events,Uncategorized | 4 Comments
Long before green buildings entered popular vocabulary, futuristic eco-architect Paolo Soleri was pioneering his vision of an entire city — or arcology – structured in harmony with nature. Soleri’s unique theoretical and design work is showcased this month at the Boston Architectural Center in Boston’s Back Bay. Soleri will deliver the annual Cascieri 14 Lectureship in Humanities  on April 20th and his work is also the subject of a gallery exhibition. The Architecture of Place, The Place of Architecture , at the BAC through the end of the month.
The Architecture of Place will be on view at the McCormick Gallery at the Boston Architectural Center through April 30th. The exhibit feature several of Soleri’s projects as well as those of BAC students exploring the siltcast construction techniques, for which Paolo Soleri was awarded the AIA Gold Medal for Craftsmanship. Soleri will present his lecture at 7:30 pm on Thursday, April 20th.
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 Paolo Soleri : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paolo_Soleri
 arcology : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arcology
 Boston Architectural Center : http://www.the-bac.edu/
 Cascieri 14 Lectureship in Humanities: http://www.the-bac.edu/index.cfm?pageID=38
 The Architecture of Place, The Place of Architecture: http://www.the-bac.edu/index.cfm?pageID=39
 Arcosanti: http://www.arcosanti.org/
 remains under construction: http://www.arcosanti.org/project/background/history/main.html
 AIA : http://www.aia.org/
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