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Conservation Magazine

Saturday, March 10th, 2012

Conservation MagazinePowered By Art Renewable Energy Can Be Beautiful
by Lindsey Doermann

Featuring Windstalk by Darío Núñez-Ameni and Thomas Siegl (Atelier dna), Light Sanctuary by Martina Decker and Peter Yeadon (Decker Yeadon LLC), and FERN by Takuya Onishi (Launchpad05).


Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

Energie beflügelt Designer-Phantasien
Publication by BS | Energy
by Romana Ringel

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Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

Fresh Inspiration for Energy and Art
by Jordan Sayle

Clean Tech Authority

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

Art That Creates Renewable Energy – Q&A With LAGI
by Kiva Bottero


Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Powered by Public Art: 10 Stunning “Aesthetic Power Plants” for Abu Dhabi and Dubai
By Jennifer Hattam

A really nice overview of the 2010 competition as a teaser of what is to come from the ideas competition for Freshkills Park, NYC in 2012!

Renewable Energy Magazine

Friday, November 25th, 2011

Who needs blades when you can have stalks
by Toby Price

Energie Sensibili

Friday, September 30th, 2011

Land Art: rinnovabile è bello
Al Freshkills Park di New York il concorso che premia l’energia green coniugata all’estetica

by Viviana Spinella

ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers)

Sunday, August 28th, 2011

A Beautiful Renewable Energy Generator
by Marion Hart

Arch Daily

Saturday, August 6th, 2011

Land Art Generator Initiative – SOLARIS / Predock_Frane Architects
by Christopher Henry

Masdar Times

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011

See page 10 for an article about LAGI in the Masdar Times Newsletter: Art Meets Science (PDF 4MB)

Gotham Gazette

Tuesday, July 5th, 2011

From Garbage Dump to Energy Source
by Vicky Plestis


Thursday, June 30th, 2011

The Power of Beauty
by Sarah Blackman

Abu Dhabi Week

Monday, June 20th, 2011

The Land Art Generator Initiative – June 2011
This is the video that is playing currently on Etihad Airlines in-flight entertainment.

Land Art Generator Initiative – June 2011 from John Sammon on Vimeo.

Earth Techling

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

Clean Energy Via Landfill Art To Power NYC
by Susan DeFreitas

Architect Magazine (AIA Publication)

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

Fresh Kills Needs Fresh Ideas
By Fred A. Bernstein

The Weekend West, News for Western Australia/Perth

Monday, June 13th, 2011

Art Flicks the Switch (PDF)
By Lindsay McPhee


Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

NYC’s Freshkills Park Chosen as Site of 2012 Land Art Generator Initiative
by Jessica Dailey

Press Release

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

Clean Energy and Public Art Design Competition to be held for Freshkills Park, Staten Island

(New York City/May 24, 2011) The Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI) announced today that, in partnership with New York City’s Department of Parks & Recreation, the 2012 LAGI design competition will be held for a site within Freshkills Park (the former Fresh Kills landfill) in Staten Island.

Read the rest of the press release HERE (PDF)

Etihad Airways

Friday, May 27th, 2011

Video segment about the Land Art Generator Initiative showing during the month of June
In-flight entertainment on Etihad Airways


Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

Solar-Powered Plastikoleum Tower Recycles Plastic Back into 900 Barrels of Oil a Day
by Tafline Laylin


Monday, April 11th, 2011

Rinnovabili, ma anche belle
by Alessandra Viola


Friday, April 8th, 2011

Artsource April Newsletter (PDF – see pages 9-11 for article about LAGI)
Please see Artsource’s homepage for more information about this amazing institution representing and providing critical support for visual artists.

Thin Film Today

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

Shape of Things to Come
by Heba Hashem

Earth Techling

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

US And UAE Collaborate On Solar Tech
by Caleb Denison
(we’re a side note in this article, but its great context regarding collaborative efforts between US and UAE)


Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

The Lunar Cubit: A 1.74 KW generating art installation outside Masdar City, UAE
By Dennis Lynch

Green Prophet

Monday, February 21st, 2011

Interview With Abu Dhabi’s Most Innovative Design Couple
by Tafline Laylin

MSNBC / Discovery News

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

Then a light bulb went off — solar-powered art!
By Amy Dusto link

PLANET Magazine

Monday, February 14th, 2011

Lunar Cubit: The Grand Prize Winner of the Land Art Generator Initiative
By Jordan Sayle

Abu Dhabi Week

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

Art that generates energy
by Megan Wynes

The National

Sunday, February 6th, 2011

Article about the first place award winning design from the 2010 competition
By Erin Conroy, Feb 6, 2011


Monday, January 31st, 2011

Gigantic Solar Pyramids to Power Abu Dhabi
by Lori Zimmer, January 31, 2011

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Giant solar pyramids win UAE art prize
By Mark Brown

Construction Week

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

Winners of Land Art Generator Initiative Announced
by Selina Denman on Jan 25, 2011

Dubai Eye 103.8

Saturday, January 22nd, 2011

The Green Team on Siobhan Live
Siobhan talks to Robert Flottemesch, lead artist of the winning LAGI 2010 team:


The Energy Collective

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

Renewables Can Be Beautiful: Land Art Design Prized at WFES
January 19, 2011 by Helmuth Ziegler


Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

Zur Zukunft der Energie

Regierungen und Wirtschaft tagen in Abu Dhabi

Film by Katjusha Films

Dubai Eye 103.8

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

The Green Team on Siobhan Live



Press Release

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

Winning team to receive award from Masdar at World Future Energy Summit (PDF)

The Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI) and Masdar will announce the winner of the 2010 UAE design competition for energy generating public art.

The announcement and award ceremony will take place at the Masdar exhibition stand in the main hall of the ADNEC at 11:00am on Wednesday, January 19th. The winning team will be handed the prestigious award by Dr. Nawal Al Hosany, associate Director of Sustainability at Masdar, during the special event open to all summit attendees. Attendance is free.

Dwell Magazine

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

New Power Generation
By Asami Novak
Published: January 4, 2011

All Business

Monday, January 3rd, 2011

ABU DHABI – The Oil Market
APS Review Downstream Trends