Founded in the mid-1950’s as Paolo Soleri’s residence and sculpture studios, historic Cosanti presents a unique bio-climate architectural environment; architecture of the desert…not on the desert. You will see desert appropriate structures that respect the unique Sonoran environment, with many imaginative design elements reflecting Soleri’s innovative construction techniques. Cosanti also is a designated Arizona Historical Site and home of the world-famous ceramic and bronze Soleri bells.
Witness the drama of molten bronze expertly poured into daily handcrafted foundry sand molds; an ancient technology making timeless treasures. Event times: 10:30a, 11:30a, 12:30p with an in-depth tour at 11:00 that includes the 11:30 pour.