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October 22, 2018Like

Primavera Visits Arcosanti

Last week Arcosanti had the pleasure of hosting Primavera’s 3rd and 4th grade classes for a day of immersive learning and exploration. The day was facilitated by resident Elana Novali, who hold certifications in early childhood development. Their visit was due in part thanks to the Intelligent Lighting
October 16, 2018Like

The 8th Annual Bluegrass Festival

Despite a wet weekend, the 8th annual Bluegrass Festival went off without a hitch on October 13th and 14th. Due to unseasonal rain, brought about by a hurricane off of the Baja coast, the festivities had to be moved indoors to the Crafts III building. Nobody seemed to
October 12, 2018Like

Convergence 2018

The organizing team of Convergence is celebrating a successful second year of the art and permaculture festival at Arcosanti.Convergence is the resident’s event to leverage our network and message to the world through a weekend of learning and celebration. Convergence in it’s current iteration is a conference festival
October 8, 2018Like

October 2018 Workshop

A big welcome to our new October work shoppers, all of who will be staying with us for a duration of 5 weeks. We can’t wait to see what they make of their time here! (From left) Lynn Roeder, Chase Bowman, Chace Shutte, Julia Herring, Elizabeth Cara. (photo
October 5, 2018Like

September 2018 Workshop Graduation

Congratulations to all of the September workshoppers for sticking it out until the end (from left): Omar Velazquez from Mexico, Range Kyllingstad from Norway, Kaleb Johnson, Kyle, Tyler Cannata, Issac Logsdon. Those that are leaving will be missed, but rest assured they will always have an Arcosanti to
October 1, 2018Like

Jeff Stein’s Sendoff

As one chapter opens, another one closes. This past weekend Arcosanti found itself saying goodbye to one of our Co-presidents of 6 years, Jeff Stein, A.K.A, “El Jefe.” It was a beautiful surprise send off which included brunch, beautiful decor, champagne, impassioned speeches, and amazing friends. Jeff Stein
September 28, 2018Like


This Past weekend Arcosanti had the unique pleasure of hosting, Stiltasana, organized by Carpetbag Brigade and taught by company members Helen Goodrum, Alicia Gerstein and Levana Prud’Homme. Stiltasana is an event during which participants get to evolve their skills and meet the wider stilting community. There were times during
September 26, 2018Like

Patrick McWhortor named new CEO of Cosanti Foundation

Two weeks ago the Cosanti Foundation made the announcement that Patrick McWhortor has been brought on as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Patrick brings with him over 35 years of experience working in the Arizona non-profit sector, including experience as the founding President and CEO of the Alliance
September 24, 2018Like

Quintron And MissPussycat

This past weekend, we had the pleasure of hosting Quintron and MissPussycat. They have been making genre-defying noise and hard rocking dance music in New Orleans for over fifteen years, and this weekend they preformed in our Vaults. The majority of their 14 full-length albums have the psychedelic
September 21, 2018Like

Human Nature Dance Theatre: Dying To Wake Up

Human Nature Dance Theatre This past weekend Arcosanti was pleased to host Human Nature Dance Theatre with their production of, Dying To Wake Up. HNDT is a collaborative dance performance group. They create original works of an interdisciplinary nature, which explore human potential and our relationship with the
September 7, 2018Like

Peruvian Apple Cactus

Photos from the last few days and nights, of a Peruvian Apple Cactus Cereus Peruvianus in bloom. The first one actually bloomed during the full moon night and started shriveling during the late morning. The Peruvian apple cactus, is a large, erect, thorny columnar cactus found in South
September 3, 2018Like

September 2018 Workshop

Welcome to the September 2. 2018 workshop participants. from left: Geo [seminar & week 2], Issac Logsdon, Range Kyllingstad from Norway, Kyle, Omar Velazquez from Mexico, Allison Taylor and Tyler Cannata.
August 31, 20181

July 2018 Workshop Graduation

Congratulations to the July 29.2018 workshop participants upon their graduation. From left: Jack Singleton, Roman Perraudin, Emily Hunt, Adam Pham (not pictured). Great Job! (Photo by Sue Kirsch)  
August 15, 2018Like

Mesquite Solar Farm Trip

This past Wednesday, Arconauts, got to take an exciting tour of The Mesquite Solar project. One of the largest photovoltaic solar power installations in North America located in Tonopah, AZ. Split up into three phases of it’s construction, the 4000-acre Mesquite Solar complex, has enough Photovoltaic panels to
August 14, 2018Like

David Brill Visits Community Council

On Tuesday night congressional candidate David Brill stopped by Arcosanti to address the community about his campaign. Dr. Brill, who spent ten years as head of Primary Care at the Veterans Administration, is running on the Democratic ticket. His address to the community took place during Community Council.
August 13, 2018Like

East Housing Update

The construction team is nearing completion on the current renovation project in East Housing. Once the project is complete the space will be available as a dormitory for students from both the workshop and from our partnership with Strathclyde University’s Masters in Architecture Program. Preliminary schematic design for
August 10, 2018Like

Soccer in the Vaults

When in doubt, play it out. Seeing as summer is nearing its close, this past Thursday night, a number of Arcosanti Residents gathered for a few friendly games of soccer in the Vaults. With enough people for more than two teams of five people, the residents found themselves
August 8, 2018Like

Convergence Workshop Meeting and Preparation

Convergence is just around the corner, which means that preparations for Arcosanti’s home grown festival/conference hybrid are well underway. The event, founded by the Arco-op in 2017, will feature dozens of keynotes and break out sessions with music performances, applied learning opportunities, small scale sustainable building projects, artistic


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