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Solar Tree 2.0: Design World Giant Unveils Next Generation Street Light

Solar street lighting just got a lot smarter. Designed by Ross Lovegrove, a giant in the art and design world who calls the intersection of Design, Nature, and Art the “DNA of our times”, Solar Tree 2.0 improves upon the … Continue reading

Misleading Video Uses LAGI Infographic

We can’t think about this investment in our future by what the price tag has written on it. We don’t think about any other aspect of our economy that way. When we take on massive projects like highways, rails, or … Continue reading

Fresh Clouds

Fresh Clouds Submission to the 2012 Land Art Generator Initiative NYC design competition Artist Team: Thomas Kosbau, Joseph Hines, Brendan Warford, Chris Smith, Sergio Saucedo Artist Location: Brooklyn, New York, USA View Design Boards Artist Descriptive Text: The Fresh … Continue reading

Renewable Energy Infrastructure and Public Space

The following is part of a lecture that we gave for the AIA Middle East CES Course on the topics of Sustainable Design and Regional/Urban Design & Planning. In 2008, we designed a solution for an iconic tower for Dubai … Continue reading


Sustainable Neighborhood Auxiliary Power download full report here The year is 2018 and recent legislative measures and the finishing of the smart grid infrastructure have made it possible for renewable energy companies to compete fairly with nonrenewables in the marketplace. … Continue reading

Solar Roads

Two weeks ago it was announced that Solar Roadways received a $100,000 grant from the US DOT to prototype their idea for a “decentralized, secure, intelligent, self-healing power grid” that would “end dependence on fossil fuels and revitalize the economy”. … Continue reading

The Pipe

The Pipe Submission to the 2016 Land Art Generator Initiative design competition for Santa Monica Artist Team: Abdolaziz Khalili, Puya Kalili, Laleh Javaheri, Iman Khalili, Kathy Kiany (Khalili Engineers) Artist Location: Vancouver, Canada Energy Technologies: Photovoltaic Panels Water Harvesting Technologies: … Continue reading

2014 Land Art Generator Initiative Design Competition Announced for Copenhagen

What if our cities were powered by artfully designed clean energy generators? Is there an important role for public art to play in the new smart city? In a focused effort to provide some interesting answers to these questions, the … Continue reading

Solar Organ

Bread LTD Sarat Babu, Andrew Brand, Gianpaolo Fusari, Matt Johnson, and Nick Reddall Designed for Site #2 in Abu Dhabi, between Saadiyat Island and Yas Island. Design Submission for the 2010 Land Art Generator Initiative Design Competition Artist’s descriptive text: … Continue reading