Monthly Archives: May 2010

Building Solid New Energy Foundations

The idea of an earthly Eden is one that is as old as recorded history. Privileged individuals over the past 100 years have lived lives that have had an Edenic air about them insomuch as they had want of nothing … Continue reading

Could Parking Power Canvas Be Public Art Medium?

Living in the UAE, where there are tens of thousands of canvas covered parking spaces, I’ve often lamented the fact that they are not doing more with that sunlight that they block. And now, FTL Solar has a two products … Continue reading

Clear the Air with Urban Art

The 2010 Design Triennial: Why Design Now? is open at the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in New York. It features a pragmatic public art intervention of a different sort than the clean energy producing kind. Artwork that, all the … Continue reading


ECOAESTHETIC June 18 – August 28, 2010 Opening Friday, June 18 / 7-10pm EXHIBITION ECOAESTHETIC, a project of SEA (Social Environmental Aesthetics), is the first exhibition of SEA to be mounted in Exit Art’s main gallery. In keeping with SEA’s … Continue reading

How Can These Work with Public Art?

The blog, Xenophilia, provides a very useful a listing of the Top 100 New Clean Energy Technologies.

Power From the People

Pavegen Systems has a nicely packaged retrofit system for existing pavements that will harness the power of pedestrian footfalls. Seems like it could be used on city sidewalks as well as in malls, stadiums or other highly trafficked indoor spaces. … Continue reading

Meta-thoughts About the LAGI Project

The other day we received a well-intentioned email that posed the question about why we are doing the project in the UAE. The sentiment was that we should be doing more good by proposing the project in Africa or another … Continue reading