Tag Archives: LAGI Projects

LAGI 2016 is Open!

Calling all artists, designers, architects, landscape architects, engineers, scientists, city planners, inventors, activists, creatives, policy makers, students, professionals, and everyone who cares about climate justice and harmony between people and our beautiful planet. The free and open Land Art Generator … Continue reading

Open Letter & Proposal to the UNFCCC and Mission Innovation

To the attention of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Secretary General Christiana Figueres and the Mission Innovation initiative spearheaded by Bill Gates and 20 Global Leaders: (on the occasion of Day 2: Innovation in Action of the … Continue reading

WindNest at the Living Product Expo

LAGI will be at the Living Product Expo September 17 & 18 (2015) at the Pittsburgh Convention Center. The LAGI founding co-directors will be speaking at the event from 5:45–6:00 pm on Thursday the 18th. The WindNest 1/4 scale prototype … Continue reading

Art+Energy = Camp

For the past six weeks we have had the great fortune of spending every weekday with 20 of the most brilliant kids in Pittsburgh’s Homewood neighborhood. Yesterday, we all celebrated the final outcome of the Camp—Renaissance Gate, Pittsburgh’s newest work … Continue reading

LAGI 2016 STEAM Prize

We are pleased to announce that in addition to our professional design competition in 2016 we will also be holding a special STEAM Prize for students. Get more information at http://youth.landartgenerator.org. And check back on August 15th to get started! … Continue reading

WindNest Pittsburgh Project Updates

The WindNest team continues to grow and the project keeps getting better as the engineering details are worked out. Schematic design is now complete and the public approval process is underway with the City of Pittsburgh. Trevor Lee at Suprafutures … Continue reading

New Energies: Land Art Generator Initiative, Copenhagen

New Energies is the beautiful hardcover book that catalogs the LAGI 2014 design competition for Copenhagen. It is available at many bookstores, and online at such outlets as RIBA and Amazon. The book contains engaging essays by Annette Skov (“The … Continue reading

Photos from the 2014 LAGI Award Ceremony, and “New Energies” Exhibition/Book Launch

Thank you to everyone who came out to the LAGI 2014 award ceremony at the Design Society to see the opening of the exhibition and the awards ceremony. For those of you who were unable to make it, below are … Continue reading

WindNest, Pittsburgh – A New Kind of Public Artwork

We are very pleased to announce that two of Pittsburgh’s preeminent foundations, Heinz Endowments* and the Hillman Foundation, along with the Horne Family Foundation, have awarded grants to support the schematic design and prototyping stage of the WindNest project (a … Continue reading

LAGI 2014 Copenhagen Shortlisting Event

The submissions are in for LAGI 2014! We are once again overwhelmed with the quantity and quality of ideas from all corners of the world. With 300 submissions from 55 countries, we had our hands full over the past month … Continue reading

LAGI 2014 Copenhagen Launch!

Copenhagen Powered by Art LAGI Design Competition for Copenhagen is now open for entries until May 18, 2014 The Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI), Refshaleøen Holding, and the IT University of Copenhagen have launched the third edition of this groundbreaking … Continue reading

WindNest: Pittsburgh, Powered by Art

The Land Art Generator Initiative is very pleased to announce that we are working towards the construction of WindNest (a design by Clare Olsen & Trevor Lee and a submission to the 2010 LAGI competition) for a site in Pittsburgh, … Continue reading

Arsenal Gallery Exhibit Opening and Book Launch Photos

Thanks to everyone who came out to the event on Wednesday night at Arsenal Gallery in Central Park. We had a great time and we hope you did too. For those of you who were unable to make it, please … Continue reading

2014 Land Art Generator Initiative Design Competition Announced for Copenhagen

What if our cities were powered by artfully designed clean energy generators? Is there an important role for public art to play in the new smart city? In a focused effort to provide some interesting answers to these questions, the … Continue reading

LAGI Events at Arsenal Gallery

We are looking forward to our Regenerative Infrastructures book launch and exhibition of LAGI 2012 NYC winning and shortlisted submissions at Arsenal Gallery! There will be several related events as listed below. Land Art Generator Initiative: Freshkills Park Opening Reception … Continue reading

Regenerative Infrastructures

Regenerative Infrastructures We are very pleased to announce the release of Regenerative Infrastructures, available now at Amazon and other retail outlets. This hardbound book, beautifully designed by Paul Schifino, is an in-depth exploration of the Land Art Generator Initiative for … Continue reading

The Future of Energy Looks Good – Opening

Thanks to everyone who came out on Monday for the opening of The Future of Energy Looks Good at thejamjar Dubai. And thanks to the artist teams whose work is represented in the show. Here are just a few pictures … Continue reading

Regenerative Infrastructures: Freshkills Park NYC, Land Art Generator Initiative

We are pleased to announce the May 2013 release of Regenerative Infrastructures. The book will be published by Prestel (a division of Random House), and is being designed by Schifino Design. In addition to detailing 65 of the 2012 LAGI … 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.