Monthly Archives: June 2010

Excerpt from “The Ecology of Freedom” by Murray Bookchin

I was reading yesterday this section (Chapter 9 – Two Images of Technology) in Murray Bookchin’s excellent study on the “emergence and dissolution of hierarchy.” It is so clear and so relevant that I would like to quote it here … Continue reading

Thanks IRIS PR

click to view larger We are thrilled this week to have received coverage in the Arabic Language press. It is the first time that we have. A very big THANK YOU goes out to Lisa George, the director of Iris … Continue reading

Dubai One Emirates News

The exhibit at DIFC is generating a lot of interest in the LAGI project! Watch this video of our recent appearance on Emirates News. [flashvideo file= /]

DIFC Public Exhibit and Popular Voting Opportunity

A public exhibit of the entries is on display for popular voting at DIFC beginning today, June 23, and continuing until June 30. We are asking the public to stop by any time during the week and write down their … Continue reading

Popular Science Article on 10MW Tower

click for larger image We’re thrilled to have had the 10MW tower concept included in Popular Science Magazine’s July issue on “Ecotopia”. It’s a great theme that they have put together and Suzanne LaBarre did an excellent job of distilling … Continue reading

High Altitude Turbines Would Dance in the Sky

Joby Energy has a nice video of their interesting airborne wind turbine. An array of them perform a sort of synchronized flying routine that would be beautiful to sit and watch from a nearby hillside. via physorg

Small Town Switches 85% to Solar Power

Credit: Skyline Solar Nipton, California will soon be powered 85% by a new High Gain Solar (HGS) array in the Mojave desert. With just short of 1,000 residents, Nipton is a small railroad outpost town. But such small steps are … Continue reading

Wow. LAGI Design Competition 2010

Thank you to all of those who participated in this year’s design competition! It could not have been a greater success. Last Friday we received hundreds of entries from more than 40 countries around the world, and we’ve finally finished … Continue reading

LIFE Magazine Online: History of Solar Power

Great historic shots of early solar power technology in this photo essay. Seems that if we hadn’t had been so “lucky” to have had “inexpensive” access during the 20th century to ready supplies of fossil fuels, we would have come … Continue reading

Memnonia (solar thermal music)

A thank you to Dr. Michael Duffey (Associate Professor in the School of Engineering and Applied Science at George Washington University) for sharing with us his amazing solar thermal music devices. A series of these devices create a sort of … Continue reading

Eco Friendly Expo

The Eco Friendly Expo was an amazing event. We met hundreds of great people who are doing great things. Some of the people who were presenting at the Expo: Mr. Ellie Pooh: Exotic paper pulped to perfection by the elephants … Continue reading

Vote for LAGI in the June Refresh Everything Challenge

Click here to vote! With your help and your votes (you can vote once every day!), we can win the June challenge which will fund a 2011 competition in the United States. Thank you!