Friday, July 30, 2010


Arcosanti grows much of their own produce onsite. On our tour, we saw apricots, olives, grapes and tomatoes.

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Bronze shop dome

This is the dome roof of the bronze shop, where workers create bronze Soleria Windbells.

Monday, July 26, 2010

Ceramics Dome

Yesterday, we visited Arcosanti, an "experiment in urban living," about 50 miles north of Phoenix. Designed by Paolo Soleri, this urban development demonstrates how people can reduce human impact on the environment by living in a compact, highly-integrated community. Although it was meant to be the home of 5,000, Arcosanti has rarely had more than 100 inhabitants.

This photo shows the dome where inhabitants make ceramic bells. Soleri is known worldwide for his ceramic and bronze Windbells.

Monday, July 12, 2010

Thursday, July 8, 2010

London Bridge

Boats going through the channel under the London Bridge in Lake Havasu City, Arizona. (Yes, it's the "real" London Bridge, moved bring by bring to Arizona in the 70s.)