OCT OSAKA CIVIL ENGINEERING: The Civil Engineering class of OCT College, Osaka, Japan has started their 10 day workshop. [Photo: Ayano Atsumi & text: sa]


The schedule of activities for the group includes tours and introduction to Arcosanti and the Arcology Concept, as well as the history of the Architecture of Paolo Soleri and a meeting with Paolo Soleri. The students also participate in work projects. Tomiaki Tamura explains one of the activities infront of Unit 8 of the East Crescent. [Photo: Ayano Atsumi & text: sa]


Planning intern Jorge Mata explains the use of survey equipment to OCT students Yumi Fukasawa and Youko Nishitani. Previous OCT Civil Engineering workshops have surveyed large portions of the hillside below Arcosanti. [Photo: Ayano Atsumi & text: sa]


Instructor Shoji Kawamoto and students familiarize themselves with the equipment before they start the survey. [Photo: Ayano Atsumi & text: sa]


With laser and reflector the students measure the levels of elevation below Arcosanti. [Photo: Ayano Atsumi & text: sa]


The equipment used is a Surveyers Total Transit Station laser set-up. [Photo: Ayano Atsumi & text: sa]


Details of the landscape plan are getting filled in. [Photo: Ayano Atsumi & text: sa]

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