Arcology: The City in the Image of Man

Arcology The City in the Image of Man This latest edition comes in a new oversize format x % larger than the previous edition x First published in by the MIT Press Arcology The City In The Image of Man has bec

  • Title: Arcology: The City in the Image of Man
  • Author: Paolo Soleri
  • ISBN: 9781883340018
  • Page: 279
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This latest 2006 edition comes in a new oversize format 19 x 11.75 , 50% larger than the previous edition 16 x 9 First published in 1969 by the MIT Press, Arcology The City In The Image of Man has become legendary among scholars, architects, artists, and librarians around the world It established Paolo Soleri as one of the most innovative minds of our time The cThis latest 2006 edition comes in a new oversize format 19 x 11.75 , 50% larger than the previous edition 16 x 9 First published in 1969 by the MIT Press, Arcology The City In The Image of Man has become legendary among scholars, architects, artists, and librarians around the world It established Paolo Soleri as one of the most innovative minds of our time The challenging concept of Arcology, Soleri s fusion of architecture and ecology, is illustrated with outstanding graphics.

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    1 thought on “Arcology: The City in the Image of Man”

    1. Fabulous vision of possible future mega-cities. A student of Frank Lloyd Wright, but instead of bringing sunlight and nature into private homes, his designs bring sunlight and nature into entire cities. Very interesting analogies between urbanism and biology - the way culture arises from interconnected lives, like intelligence arises from interconnected neurons. Stacked on top, folding into itself, the city in the image of man.

    2. Sure, the text is mostly autistic gibberish, but the illustrations are incredible! I found a copy in a bookstore for 20 bucks, because I am an extremely savvy book buyer.

    3. "This book is about miniaturization"That is the first line of Arcology and it's given two pages all to itself, emphasizing the difference in scale between the large-format book and the small text.Soleri's vision of arcology is usually relegated to the back corners of science fiction and the odd comment in newspaper reviews of architecture, usually indicating how far outside of the mainstream Soleri is considered to be. More attention is given to the culture at Arcosanti, where 20-somethings go t [...]

    4. A beautiful book. I don't know what it says-- the letters are too small for me to read, it's something about cities as organisms and the outgrowth of human creativity-- but the illustrations are everything you could hope for. Arcologies are futuristic, biologically inspired cities inside of buildings, designed in detail by the author. And by detail I mean so many details you can't possible percieve them all, even with a magnifying glass, overflowing the two-foot-long pages.Recommended especially [...]

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