Cosanti Foundation A Scottsdale, Ariz., bridge exemplifies Soleri's unique design approach. Related Links: Legendary Arizona Architect Paolo Soleri Dies at 93 Obituaries of other industry leaders and innovators On April 9, the day architect Paolo Soleri died, high winds in Arizona caused his bronze-and-ceramic "wind bells," which were prevalent across the state, to ring loudly.To many Arizonans, it was a fitting tribute to a locally-based designer who spent a long career blending architecture and ecology.Soleri, an Italian immigrant who incorporated environmentalism and sustainability into designs long before it was trendy, was 93 years old. SOLERIWhile many of his urban environments reside
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