Monthly Archives: October 2012

1st Place Winner for LAGI 2012: Scene Sensor // Crossing Social and Ecological Flows

1st Place Winner for LAGI 2012: Scene Sensor // Crossing Social and Ecological Flows Artist Team: James Murray, Shota Vashakmadze Artist Location: Atlanta, USA Energy Technologies: Piezoelectric Generators (Thin Film and Embedded Wire) Annual Capacity: 5,500 MWh View Design Boards … Continue reading

2nd Place Winner for LAGI 2012: Fresh Hills

2nd Place Winner for LAGI 2012: Fresh Hills Artist Team: Matthew Rosenberg Structural Engineering Consultant: Matt Melnyk Production Assistants: Emmy Maruta, Robbie Eleazer Artist Location: Los Angeles, USA Energy Technologies: WindTamer, Carbon Dioxide Scrubber, SmartWrap Annual Capacity: 238 MWh View … Continue reading

3rd Place Mention for LAGI 2012: PIVOT

3rd Place Mention for LAGI 2012: PIVOT Artist Team: Yunxin Hu and Ben Smith Artist Location: Atlanta, USA Energy Technologies: Piezoelectric disks and fabric Annual Capacity: 1,200 MWh View Design Boards Artist Descriptive Text: Central to Freshkills’ future is the … Continue reading

4th Place Mention for LAGI 2012: 99 Red Balloons

4th Place Mention for LAGI 2012: 99 Red Balloons Artist Team: Emeka Nnadi, Scott Rosin, Meaghan Hunter, Danielle Loeb, Kara McDowell, Indrajit Mitra, Narges Ayat, Denis Fleury Artist Location: Winnipeg, Canada Energy Technologies: Solar panels and piezoelectric panels Annual Capacity: … Continue reading

The Shortlist for the LAGI 2012 Freshkills Park NYC Design Competition

We are pleased to announce the shortlist for the 2012 Land Art Generator Initiative design competition for Freshkills Park as determined by a group of professionals in NYC. A very special thank you to the entire shortlist committee and to … Continue reading

Dwell Asia Magazine

Dwell Asia Magazine (September/October Issue) has a great review of The Time Is Now: Public Art of the Sustainable City. Click image for larger version. The book is beautifully designed by Page One Publishing. It includes 51 submissions to the … Continue reading

LAGI 2012 NYC Exhibition & Celebration

In partnership with New York City Parks & Recreation the Land Art Generator Initiative held its 2012 design competition for Freshkills Park in NYC (the former Fresh Kills Landfill). On July 1st, LAGI received 250 inspiring submissions from around the … Continue reading

Freshkills Park “Sneak Peak”

We’ve just returned from taking part in ISEA 2012 Albuquerque, the EU PVSEC panel “Photovoltaics, Forms, Landscapes”, and Sneak Peak day at Freshkills Park. Below are some photos of the beautiful day last weekend at Freshkills Park.