Emanuele Piccardo organized a memorial event on September 25. in Genova, Italy to celebrate Paolo Soleri in Emanuele’s home town Genova with the Italians that met Paolo in these years: Luigi Spinelli, Matteo Di Michele, Antonino Saggio, Piergiorgio Tosoni. In this occasion he showed his documentary on Soleri and the participants read the frames of the book Arcology.
The photos arrived this morning, of the event “Paolo Soleri, ricordo di un architetto visionario” at the Order of Architects of Genova.[photos and text courtesy Emanuele Piccardo]
Paolo Soleri, Arcology: The city in the image of man, MIT Press 1969
Reyner Banham, Scenes in America Deserta, Gibs M. Smith Inc, 1982