Curbed Los Angeles
Fanciful power plants envisioned off the Santa Monica PierCompetition turns energy sources into public art
By Jeff Wattenhofer
Sept. 23, 2016
"If we told you a power plant was being built off the coast of Santa Monica, mere yards from the Santa Monica Pier, you'd think Santa Monica leaders had lost their minds. But what if that power plant was also designed as a public art piece?
That’s the goal of the 2016 Land Art Generator Initiative, says the Santa Monica Lookout. The competition not only puts a focus on creating new forms of sustainable energy, it also challenges designers to add some artistry to the normally drab and foreboding appearance of power plants."
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