Tag Archives: Solar

Modern Solar Power Towers by RAFAA

Some nice alternative designs for the BrightSource Energy Ivanpah solar thermal plant in California. From the article by Bridgette Meinhold at inhabitat: BrightSource is holding a competition to come up with designs for the solar towers and Zurich-based RAFAA Architectue … Continue reading

Fibonacci Geometry and Solar Trees

Aidan Dwyer’s Fibonacci Solar Geometry Aidan Dwyer, a 13 year old Long Island resident, has made some big news this week with his astute observations and experiments on solar power efficiency. While spending time in the woods, Aidan noticed that … Continue reading

Lunar Cubit: First Place Award Winner

And the winner is… Lunar Cubit Robert Flottemesch, Jen DeNike, Johanna Ballhaus, and Adrian P. De Luca Designed for Site #3 in Abu Dhabi, on Airport Road near Masdar City. FIRST PLACE AWARD WINNER Design Submission for the 2010 Land … Continue reading

Sun Drops

Marcin Sikora, Rozalia Kostka, Marco Tarzia, and Andrzej Chorazyczewski 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 sea and the … Continue reading

Solar Carpet

Futai Hiroyuki, Asai Hiroki, Murakami Chikako, Ookawa Syotarou, Sawada Kazuhiro, Fujimaki Naoki, Horie Syota, Mori Ryohei, Nakajima Yuji, Nogawa Taishi, Komatsu Kazuki, and Miyamoto Kazuyuki Designed for Site #2 in Abu Dhabi, between Saadiyat Island and Yas Island. Design Submission … Continue reading

Lotus Garden

Chika Tsuchida 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: Why does an artificial construction keep static? They persist in keeping … Continue reading

Fractal Generator

Tanzim Hasan Salim 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 inspiration from fractals is derived from concerns both aesthetic … Continue reading

Solar Veil

Rudabeh Pakravan Studio Rudabeh Pakravan, Juipai Chen, Victor Otter, Maya Taketani, and Sage Renewables 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 … Continue reading

Sun Rite Gravitation

Maria Dundakova, Markus Walser, Dr. Heinrich Stülpnagel 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: Sun Panel Sculpture, Earth Sculpture, and … Continue reading

Land of sun, water and wind interaction

Mariyan Nasirpour and Behnaz Farahi Bouzanjani 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 main concept of this project is … Continue reading

Solar Organ

Bread LTD Sarat Babu, Andrew Brand, Gianpaolo Fusari, Matt Johnson, and Nick Reddall 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: … Continue reading

Sun and Water

David Tyl 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 following project is an essay on culture, combined with thoughts … Continue reading

Sediment Spores

Kurt Franz and Come Menage 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: “One of the inscriptions of time (whose irreversibility … Continue reading

The Solar Energy Field (an apparition in the desert)

Michael Jantzen 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: My design inspiration for site number two comes from a conceptual … Continue reading

Solar Biennale

Ross Hamilton 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: Dubai owes much of its current success to the discovery of oil … Continue reading

Solar Flock

Katja Virta and Niko Knappe 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: The Solar Flock represents a bird flock bathing in … Continue reading

Infinity

Zain Karsan 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: Infinity relies on the movement of water through a system of … Continue reading

Landscape is Communication

Javier Sánchez Merina, Héctor García Pastor, Paco Ruiz Vicente, Halldóra Arnardóttir, Carlos Bausá Martínez 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 … Continue reading

The Luna Sea

Yintsu LU 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: People try hard to find the way to live on this … Continue reading

Towers of Light

Carpenter / Lowings Architecture and Design Luke Lowings, Iljana Eggert, Rudi Bergermann 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: Spaces … Continue reading