Detail View: Design Library Image Collection: Cosanti

Accession Number: 
176479
Order Title: 
Archivision Addition Module FIVE--6,102 images
Type of View: 
partialView
View Title: 
Cosanti Gallery (1961), view of the entry
Date of View: 
8/15/1992
Image description: 
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.
Image Rights: 
¿ Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.
Source Institution: 
Archivision, Inc.
Collection: 
Addition Module FIVE
Culture: 
American
Subject: 
Architecture and energy conservation
Work Types: 
built environment; settlements and landscapes; inhabited places
Work Types: 
Geography; settlements; cities; ideal cities
Work Types: 
Architecture; multiple dwellings; housing complexes; housing projects
Preferred Title: 
Cosanti
Agent Display: 
Paolo Soleri (American architect, born 1919)
Date: 
begun 1956 (creation)
Materials: 
cast reinforced concrete
Technique: 
construction (assembling)
Locations: 
Cosanti, Paradise Valley, Arizona, United States
Location Type: 
(site)
Style/Period: 
Twentieth century
Classification: 
Architecture