Category Archives: News Blogs

The Guardian

Is a sustainable future within reach? John Elkington finds inspiration in the ready and available solutions listed in the Sustainia100 prospectus

Che Futuro! (lunario dell’innovazione)

Giovani architetti, ho una sfida per voi: create capolavori che producano energia by Alessandra Viola

Green Prophet

Free, Easy-to-Use Field Guide Lists 60 + Proven Clean Energy Technologies by Tafline Laylin

Shelter Blog

Entrepreneurs at the Intersection of Art and Energy This is a very nice post about our lecture last week at Shelter Dubai. Thanks to Mary Ames and everyone at Shelter.

POP City

Powered by Art? TEDx Pittsburgh talk edited by Tracy Certo

City Atlas

Land Art Generator Initiative Partners With NYC Parks A very thoughtful overview of LAGI 2012 with reference the project outreach, including to the R.E.A.D. section of the website and the 2012 high school edition. is a nicely designed website … Continue reading


Registration for the 2012 Land Art Generator Initiative Design Contest for Freshkills Park Opens by Lori Zimmer


Fresh Inspiration for Energy and Art by Jordan Sayle

Clean Tech Authority

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


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, … Continue reading

Arch Daily

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

Gotham Gazette

From Garbage Dump to Energy Source by Vicky Plestis


The Power of Beauty by Sarah Blackman

Earth Techling

Clean Energy Via Landfill Art To Power NYC by Susan DeFreitas


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


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

Thin Film Today

Shape of Things to Come by Heba Hashem

Earth Techling

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)


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

Green Prophet

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

PLANET Magazine

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

Triple Pundit

Land Art Generator Initiative Energizes Renewable Energy By Nick Aster, February 2nd, 2011


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

Giant solar pyramids win UAE art prize By Mark Brown

The Energy Collective

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

Green Prophet

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

Cape Cod Island NPR: WCAI

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

Discovery News

WIND POWER WITHOUT THE BLADES By Alyssa Danigelis, October 15, 2010


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


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


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

Anders Bekeken

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

Green Prophet

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

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

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

Green Prophet

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

Green Prophet

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

Green Prophet

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

Green Prophet

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