? Paolo Soleri was honored with this years LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD at the Arizona Governor’s Celebration of Innovation.
The award ceremony took place last night at the Dodge Theater in Phoenix.
“This annual contest is a joint effort by the Arizona Technology Council, State Department of Commerce and the Governors Office, to honor business, researchers, educators and students who have made notable efforts to bolster the state’s technology and bioscience industries. The winners represent “an absolute first-class slate of community leaders, entrepreneurs, technologists and inventors,” tech council President and Chief Executive Officer Steve Zylstra said in an interview before the event.
[quotes by Andrew Johnson, AZ Republic, see the Additional articles on the award ceremony can be found in:

Phoenix Business Journal

The Wall Street Journal – Marketwatch.

We have not yet received photos of the award ceremony.

It’s been a week of exciting events for Paolo Soleri.
This most recent photo of Paolo was taken in the Soleri Archives at Arcosanti, during an hour-long interview with Rita Lofano this last Wednesday, 11/12/08. Rita Lofano works for AGI, a press and media company selected by the Italian Government to carry out interviews with the greatest Italian personalities, including Paolo Soleri, for Italy’s 150th year celebration.

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