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Posted by  uzair quraishi on March 01, 2004 at 12:09:05:

In Reply to:  Re: Arcosanti, is it an urban laboratory??? posted by Bob Manley on February 28, 2004 at 07:42:51:

i think it does pretty well, as it is not meant to be a city, it is just a physical example meant to show how a city could work in theory.
a very clear indication of its sucess is the high degree of contrast that exists between cordes lakes which is the closest town with a population of 1000 and arcosanti which has a population of only 100 people. Cordes lakes is usually deserted after 8:00, it has no activities and most people would rather be some place else. where as arcosanti is usuaully bustling with life, exhibitions, concerts, etc.

 
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