Monthly Archives: August 2010

Desert Blooms

Jude D’Souza, Suprio Bhattacharjee, Vittal Sridharan, and Kush Patel Designed for Site #2 in Abu Dhabi, between Saadiyat Island and Yas Island. ETT Architects, Mumbai Design Submission for the 2010 Land Art Generator Initiative Design Competition Artist’s descriptive text: On … Continue reading

Choreographies in the sky: Fourth Place Mention from the Jury

Carlos Campos Yamila Zynda Aiub Architects with team members: Ignacio Savid, Rafael Lorenzo, and Martin Dellatorre Designed for Site #1 in Dubai, adjacent to Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary. Design Submission for the 2010 Land Art Generator Initiative Design Competition … Continue reading

project s: flow

Joanna Wlaszyn, Qian Xu, and David Verrier Designed for Site #2 in Abu Dhabi, between Saadiyat Island and Yas Island. Joanna Wlaszyn is an independent architect, designer and researcher living and working in Paris. Design Submission for the 2010 Land … Continue reading

WATERBIRDS: re-thinking wind-power

John Macnab + Peter Wuensch and Rachel Caroline Derrah with Breakhouse Inc. + Jonathan Mckeever + Emanuel Jannasch + Sue Sirrs with Outside! Planning and Design Studio Designed for Site #1 in Dubai, adjacent to Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary. … Continue reading

Solaris: Third Place Mention from the Jury

Predock Frane Architects: Hadrian Predock, John Frane, Principals Chris Schoeneck, Johanna Beuscher, Heinrich Huber, Design Team Designed for Site #3 in Abu Dhabi, near Masdar City. Design Submission for the 2010 Land Art Generator Initiative Design Competition Third Place Mention … Continue reading

Weather Field

Lateral Office (Toronto) + Paisajes Emergentes (Medellín) Designed for Site #2 in Abu Dhabi, between Saadiyat Island and Yas Island. Lateral Office: Mason White, Lola Sheppard, Matthew Spremulli, and Fei-Ling Tseng Paisajes Emergentes: Luis Callejas, Sebastián Mejia, Edgar mazo, Alexander … Continue reading

Windstalk: Second Place Mention from the Jury

Atelier dna Designed for Site #3 in Abu Dhabi, adjacent to Masdar City Site. Concept and Design: Darío Núñez Ameni and Thomas Siegl, with Atelier dna Narrative and Poetics: Gabrielle Jesiolowski Structure and Engineering: Radhi Majmudar PE, with ISSE Innovative … Continue reading

December 2nd 1971: Solar (ECO) System

By Antonio Maccà and Flavio Masi Designed for Site #3 in Abu Dhabi, on Airport Road adjacent to Masdar City. Design Submission for the 2010 Land Art Generator Initiative Design Competition Artist’s Descriptive Text: The Photovoltaic Solar System on December … Continue reading

Light Sanctuary: An Empowered Landscape for the United Arab Emirates

By Martina Decker and Peter Yeadon (Decker Yeadon LLC, New York City). Designed for Site #1 in Dubai, adjacent to Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary. Design Submission for the 2010 Land Art Generator Initiative Design Competition Artist’s descriptive text: Light … Continue reading

some notes about the upcoming project postings:

Starting today, we will be posting all of the entries, one-by-one, here on the Land Art Generator Initiative blog. The order of the posts will be random and have no bearing on the ranking of the projects with the jury. … Continue reading

Masdar is Sponsor of the Prize Award for First LAGI Competition

We are very pleased to announce: The prize for the winning design of UAE Land Art Generator Initiative’s (LAGI) first international design competition will be sponsored by Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s multi-faceted initiative advancing the development, commercialization and deployment of renewable … Continue reading

Wind Lens

News this week from the Renewable Energy International Exhibition in Yokohama, Japan highlights some visually and technologically interesting new turbine designs for offshore wind power. The hoop that surrounds the blade structure acts like a magnifying lens to increase the … Continue reading