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Green Prophet

Monday, December 27th, 2010

READ: LAGI’s Guide To Making Renewable Energy Beautiful
by Tafline Laylin, December 27th, 2010

Priority Magazine on Singapore Airlines

Friday, December 17th, 2010

The Power of Art
January 1, 2010 – March 30, 2010 in-flight (Business and First Class)

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Cape Cod Island NPR: WCAI

Saturday, November 6th, 2010

Climatide: Life on the Shores of Climate Change
What Clean Energy Could Look Like
by Heather Goldstone, November 5, 2010

The New York Times

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

Finding Art in Energy in the United Arab Emirates
Published: November 3, 2010

Best of Pecha Kucha

Monday, November 1st, 2010

November 8, 2010
We’ll be presenting LAGI in a new version of the Pecha Kucha presentation that we gave about a year and a half ago. It will be updated to show some of the 2010 design competition entries.
Part of the Abraaj Capital Celebration of Entrepreneurship

Responsible Urbanism Research Lab

Monday, November 1st, 2010

November 3, 2010 at 6:00pm
CAS Sustainability Lecture Series 2010
Zayed University Abu Dhabi Campus Y Auditorium

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Kuwait Times

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

Visual pollution self-evident in Kuwait
By Ben Garcia, October 27, 2010


Monday, October 18th, 2010

Hosted by the United Nations mandated University for Peace, El Rodeo de Mora, Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica
Slideshow Presentation of LAGI 2010 Competiton
November 6th, 2010

Time Out Dubai

Saturday, October 16th, 2010

Muqtanayati: One Hundred Treasures is the latest exhibit at The JamJar gallery in Al Quoz. It runs 14 – 21 October 2010.

Discovery News

Friday, October 15th, 2010

By Alyssa Danigelis, October 15, 2010


Thursday, October 14th, 2010

Windstalk concept is a wind farm without the turbines
By Darren Quick, October 13, 2010


Thursday, October 7th, 2010

Light Sanctuary, Clean Energy Oasis
October 7, 2010 By Jordan Sayle

A.U.S. Spring Lecture Series

Saturday, October 2nd, 2010

We’ll be speaking about LAGI at
The College of Architecture, Art and Design of the American University of Sharjah
(This has been rescheduled for the spring. Stay tuned for more information)


Saturday, October 2nd, 2010

Part of Budapest Design Week
Images on Display of The Almeisan Tower and The 10MW Tower,
both positive impact designs for Dubai.
October 1. 18:00 Design Terminal
1051 Budapest, Erzsébet square
Open: October 1 – 31, Mon–Sun 10:00–18:00
Exhibit curated by Zsuzsanna Sárossy


Friday, October 1st, 2010

The Art of Power Generation
by Sonal Patel, October 1, 2010

Anders Bekeken

Saturday, September 25th, 2010

World Future Energy Summit 2011: UAE Land Art Generator Initiative
by Erik van Erne, September 25, 2010

Popular Science

Tuesday, September 21st, 2010

The Future of Residential Architecture
by Suzanne LeBarre, Popular Science, October 2010

The Popular Science generated illustrations of the house don’t quite accurately portray some of the systems. For a more accurate graphic representation of the design, please see the Positive Impact House at Studied Impact Design.

International Conference on the Constructed Environment

Monday, September 20th, 2010

International Conference on the Constructed Environment in conjunction with the 12th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale
Conference Speakers, Venice, Italy, November 2010

Nuqat Foundation

Monday, September 20th, 2010

Conference on Visual Pollution in the Arab World
Conference Speakers, GUST University, Kuwait City, October 24-28, 2010

Virgin Radio Dubai

Sunday, September 19th, 2010

MP3 Link
The Kris Fade Show with Chad
104.4 Virgin Radio Dubai, September 19, 2010

Green Prophet

Sunday, September 12th, 2010

Artocos: Architectural “Musical” Activism in Dubai
by Tafline Laylin, September 12th, 2010

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

Land Art Generator Initiative and the Weather Field Project
by Alison Killing, September 8, 2010

Khaleej Times

Friday, September 3rd, 2010

Landing the Big One (PDF),
by Charlie R. Neyra, Khaleej Times, September 3, 2010


Wednesday, September 1st, 2010

Aspire (PDF)
Itihad’s inflight magazine for Business and First Class, September-October, 2010

Monday, August 30th, 2010

High-Flying Solar Robots Designed to Soar Above Dubai
by Yuka Yoneda, August 30, 2010

City 7

Monday, August 30th, 2010

City 7 News
August 30, 2010

Gulf News

Saturday, August 28th, 2010

Beautiful sculptures that could power thousands of homes
by Rayeesa Absal, Gulf News, August 28, 2010

Green Prophet

Friday, August 27th, 2010

Solaris Magic Carpet Generates Electricity
by Tafline Laylin, August 27th, 2010

Green Prophet

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

When Abu Dhabi Art Meets Sand, Sun, and Sky
by Tafline Laylin, August 26th, 2010

Green Prophet

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

Abu Dhabi Should Opt for Solar Not Nuclear for Future Needs
by Matt Khoury, August 24th, 2010

Green Prophet

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010

Windstalks May Compete with Turbines to Energize the Middle East
by Maurice Picow, August 22nd, 2010

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

Fields of Windstalks Harvest Kinetic Energy From the Wind
by Ariel Schwartz, August 18, 2010

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

Energy-Generating Kite Park Offers Extreme Green Parasailing
by Cameron Scott, August 18, 2010

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

Light Sanctuary: a Field of Solar Ribbons Rises in the Desert
by Andrew Michler, August 11, 2010

Iris PR Press Release

Wednesday, August 4th, 2010

UAE’s pioneering Land Art Generator Initiative receives
support from Masdar
Iris PR, August 4, 2010

Dubai Eye Radio

Wednesday, August 4th, 2010

Siobhan Live on Dubai Eye 103.8, The Green Team
August 4, 2010

Time Out Dubai

Monday, July 19th, 2010

Green Power in Dubai
by Laura Chubb, Time Out Dubai, July 19, 2010

The National

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

Power of art combines with art of power generating
by Romola Talwar Badam, The National, Abu Dhabi, July 1, 2010

Dubai Eye Radio

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

Tonight with Richard Dean, Dubai Eye Radio
Dubai, UAE, June 30, 2010

Al Bayan

Sunday, June 27th, 2010

Al Bayan (PDF), Dubai, June 27, 2010
Arabic Language Press