Design Library Image Collection
Archivision Addition Module FIVE--6,102 images
Type of View:
Cosanti Gallery (1961), view of the entry
Date of View:
The gallery was formed by casting concrete over a sculpted mound of earth and the structure is situated below ground level. Light fixtures and structural supports were also dug into the earth mold. The earth was excavated out from under the dried concrete creating the interior space.
¿ Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.
Addition Module FIVE
Architecture and energy conservation
built environment; settlements and landscapes; inhabited places
Geography; settlements; cities; ideal cities
Architecture; multiple dwellings; housing complexes; housing projects
Paolo Soleri (American architect, born 1919)
begun 1956 (creation)
cast reinforced concrete
Cosanti, Paradise Valley, Arizona, United States