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Paradox at Arcosanti
Experiential Conference on Habitat, Cyberspace and Human Evolution

Originally produced by Verbum and the Cosanti Foundation, the Paradox Conference is now managed by the Green Century Institute. GCI is producing the conference proceedings from the first three events for distribution in print and video formats. These provocative and valuable exchanges are more relevant as the post-millennium world evolves, with important information, ideas and resources for the development of sustainable communities.

For more information on the first three bi-annual conferences:
Paradox III
- September 26-23, 2001
Paradox II - September 24-26, 1999
Paradox I - October 24-26, 1997


Joe Firmage, Janine Benyus and James Fournier at Paradox III


Speakers at Paradox have included:

Esperide Ananas - The Federation of Damanhur
William Browning - Rocky Mountain Institute
Erik Davis - author, "Techgnosis"
Joe Firmage - Internet entrepreneur, founder,
Scott Fisher - VRML pioneer, founder Telepresence Research
James Fournier - founder, Planetwork
Jon Jerde - urban designer, founder The Jerde Partnership International
Marcos Novak - transarchitect
Mark Pesce - co-inventor, VRML
Paul Ray - author, "The Cultural Creatives"
Martin Samuels - urban developer, founder Green City Development
Jack Sarfatti - quantum physicist
Paolo Soleri - founder, Arcosanti

Paradox Conference themes include:
Green Development
Reinventing Community
Third Millennium Cities
Cyberspace and Urban Design
Alternative Energy Technologies



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