This continues our report from December 21. 2009.
During the event “Architetti e Architetture 2009,”
Professor Iolanda Lima presented her latest publication “ Available for now only in Italian, it includes over 800 previously unpublished images from Soleri’s high school and university years.
Most of the material used in this book was discovered very recently.
We reported on July 7. 2008, that while cleaning out a little used back closet in the Soleri residence, Soleri’s daughters discovered a whole stack of drawings, books and assorted items of archival interest. The majority of those drawings were from Paolo Soleri’s time at the Polytechnico in Torino, Italy, where he received his degree in 1946.
Within this beautiful new book are comments by: Vincenzo Fontana, Guido Montanari, Micaela Viglino, Caterina Franchini, Andrea Bruno Jr., Elena Dellapiana, Antonietta Iolanda Lima, Rossella Grassi, Mario Federico Roggero, Costanza Roggero, Piergiorgio Tosoni, Giuseppe Pagnano, Alessandro Brandino, Maria Antonietta Crippa.
Professor Iolanda Lima is an architect and a professor in the department of architecture at the University of Palermo, Italy.