Monthly Archives: September 2010

FERN (Future / Energy / Renewable / Nature)

Takuya Onishi / LAUNCHPAD05 Designed for Site #1 in Dubai, near Ras al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary. Design Submission for the 2010 Land Art Generator Initiative Design Competition Artist’s descriptive text: An ordinary solar plant places solar panels and frame structures … Continue reading

The Sun | الشمس

Milica Vlaov Tesic Designed for Site #3 in Abu Dhabi, on Airport Road near Masdar City. Design Submission for the 2010 Land Art Generator Initiative Design Competition Artist’s descriptive text: Creating something beautiful and efficient is not an easy task. … Continue reading

Tetras

Ann Preston, sculptor and Roger White, architect Designed for Site #3 in Abu Dhabi, on Airport Road near Masdar City. Design Submission for the 2010 Land Art Generator Initiative Design Competition Artist’s descriptive text: A Sculptural Artwork Using Aperiodic 3-D … Continue reading

Absorption Chilling

Masdar has recently installed solar powered absorption chillers to air condition their site offices. This is really welcome news. I had often wondered during my visits there about the prominence of the condensing units located all around the periphery of … Continue reading

SunRainForest

superTEX Valentine Troi, Georg Wieser, Stefan Strappler, Martin Jehart, Thoralf Krause Designed for Site #3 in Abu Dhabi, on Airport Road near Masdar City. Design Submission for the 2010 Land Art Generator Initiative Design Competition Artist’s descriptive text: As the … Continue reading

PV DUST

George Legendre, Emanuele Mattutini, Jean-Aime Shu, and Alfonso Senatore Designed for Site #3 in Abu Dhabi, on Airport Road near Masdar City. Design Submission for the 2010 Land Art Generator Initiative Design Competition Artist’s descriptive text: Introduction PV (for Photovoltaic) … Continue reading

Transpire

AECOM & Squint/Opera Christopher Choa, Maged Hanna, Daniel Elsea, Rachael Pengilley, Margot Orr, Shafee Jones-Wilson, Hardik Pandit (AECOM); Jules Coke, Nick Taylor, Amelia Roberts (Squint/Opera); and Michael Bonnington Designed for Site #2 in Abu Dhabi, between Saadiyat Island and Yas … Continue reading

Interlace

Alex Bogusat and Rebecca Henricksen 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: Concept and Energy To us Site 3 represents … Continue reading

The Alternative Power Research + Exhibition Park (AP-REP)

Studio for the Production of Reality: M. Gunnison Collins (Lead Designer & Producer) Aparna Sundaram (Clean Tech Analyst) Scott Reinthaler (Architectural Illustrator) With assistance from: Jon Morris, Interactive Performance Artist, The Windmill Factory Frank Barbour, Landscape Architect, The Windmill Factory … Continue reading

Solar Dunes

EMERGENT Tom Wiscombe, Bin Lu, Ryan Lamb, and Dave Dantz 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: Inspired by seductive … Continue reading

Beach Ball

Tony Leung 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: Concept These inflatable ‘beach balls’ not only serve as containers for … Continue reading

SUNFLOWER

Jose Carlos de Silva and Leonardo de Silva Designed for Site #1 in Dubai, near Ras al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary. Design Submission for the 2010 Land Art Generator Initiative Design Competition Artist’s descriptive text: SUNFLOWER Concept Flowers, as plants in … Continue reading

PRISM CLOUD

Matthew Johnson and Jason Logan 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: The Prism Cloud hovers over the desert, alternately … Continue reading

Artocos

Rebar Rebar Group is John Bela, Rachael Yu, Matthew Passmore, Blaine Merker, Teresa Aquilera, and Masha Slavnova Additional support from Geoff Sharples, Ric O’Connell, Grant Ballard, and Sahar Qawasmi Designed for Site #1 in Dubai, adjacent to Ras Al Khor … Continue reading

DEWelectric

zeroplus Designed for Site #2 in Abu Dhabi, between Saadiyat Island and Yas Island. zeroplus (Joshua Brevoort, Lisa Chun, and Ian Campbell) with Jennifer Dixon Design Submission for the 2010 Land Art Generator Initiative Design Competition Artist’s descriptive text: In … Continue reading

Sand Dune Clouds

Town Planning Design and Architecture Designed for Site #2 in Abu Dhabi, between Saadiyat Island and Yas Island. Boguslaw F.Witkowski, Maciej T.Starewicz, Elmar Hess Design Submission for the 2010 Land Art Generator Initiative Design Competition Artist’s descriptive text: The aim … Continue reading