Category Archives: Magazines

Conde Nast Traveller

Conde Nast Traveller THE BURNING MAN PROJECT: SUSTAINABLE DESIGN IN NEVADA’S BLACK ROCK DESERT by TOBY SKINNER 23 June 2021 Last year the Burning Man Project, which has stewardship of the ranch, ran a competition with the Land Art Generator … Continue reading

Can This Giant Orb in the Pacific Provide California with Drinkable Water?

Architectural Digest Can This Giant Orb in the Pacific Provide California with Drinkable Water? By Leslie Anne Wiggins September 1, 2016 “Santa Monica, California, is the 2016 site for the Land Art Generator Initiative, a global sustainable design event now … Continue reading

Architectural Digest

Architectural Digest Is This Solar-Powered Structure the Answer to California’s Water Crisis? By Carrie Hojnicki August 29, 2016 “California has a host of serious issues, ranging from budget deficits to earthquakes. Yet among the more critical concerns is the state’s … Continue reading

Las Vegas Weekly

THIS WEEK IN ARTS: ART CHANTRY, THE LV PHIL GUILD AND AESTHETIC POSSIBILITIES OF RENEWABLE ENERGY Thank you Pam Stuckey at Renewable Envoy for inviting us to speak and to everyone who attended last evening’s discussion at Las Vegas City … Continue reading

Forecast Public Art: Public Art Review

Land Art Generator Initiative Where public art and energy generation combine November 18, 2015 By Katie Jones Schmitt, the Benchmarking Outreach Coordinator for Center for Energy and Environment and the City of Minneapolis. On November 9th, the Land Art Generator … Continue reading

Time Magazine: Giant Floating Duck Proposed to Bring Green Energy to Copenhagen

Time Magazine Giant Floating Duck Proposed to Bring Green Energy to Copenhagen August 3, 2014, By Nolan Feeney “Here’s an idea for energy sustainability that’s not mere quackery: A team of British designers and artists have proposed a floating tourist … Continue reading

Shawati’ Magazine

Shawati’ Magazine Eye Opening Art: From Abu Dhabi to Copenhagen Spring 2014 This lovely article in the spring issue of Abu Dhabi’s Shawati’ magazine provides a background of the Land Art Generator Initiative. LAGI is honored that Shawati’ is our … Continue reading

Public Art Review

The Vision Behind the Land Art Generator Initiative A video interview with Elizabeth Monoian and Robert Ferry “The Land Art Generator Initiative has formulated an approach to design thinking that intrigued us since the moment we first found out about … Continue reading

Public Art Review

Trash to Treasure: Conceptual projects imagine a renewable future for the world’s biggest junkyard By Joe Hart Cover image: A submission to LAGI 2012 by Paolo Venturella, Alessandro Balducci, Gilberto Bonelli, Rocco Valantines, Mario Emanuele Salini, Pietro Bodria

Issues in Science and Technology

Journal of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, University of Texas at Dallas, and Arizona State University Fall 2013 8-page graphic spread featuring 12 submissions to LAGI design competitions more about the journal

Green Building & Design

Green Building & Design May/June 2013 Editor’s Picks By Timothy A. Schuler “Each time we put our mark on the land, we accept the ‘terms and conditions’ of the Earth, which state plainly that what we build will not last … Continue reading


LAGI: i vincitori by Annacaterina Piras “Si è inaugurata lo scorso 25 ottobre l’esposizione dei progetti partecipanti alla seconda edizione del concorso internazionale su energie rinnovali e arte Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI), patrocinato dal Dipartimento per i parchi della … Continue reading

Dwell Asia Magazine

Dwell Asia Magazine (September/October Issue) has a great review of The Time Is Now: Public Art of the Sustainable City. Click image for larger version. The book is beautifully designed by Page One Publishing. It includes 51 submissions to the … Continue reading

Sculpture Magazine

A review of “A Field Guide to Renewable Energy Technologies” by Sculpture Magazine (A publication of the International Sculpture Center), September 2012

Conservation Magazine

Powered 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).


Energie beflügelt Designer-Phantasien Publication by BS | Energy by Romana Ringel click on thumbnail image to view larger

National Geographic Explorers | Take Action

See the project post about the Land Art Generator Initiative and TAKE ACTION! Renewable Energy Can Be Beautiful—Expanding Public Awareness Through Art

Renewable Energy Magazine

Who needs blades when you can have stalks by Toby Price

Energie Sensibili

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)

A Beautiful Renewable Energy Generator by Marion Hart

Architect Magazine (AIA Publication)

Fresh Kills Needs Fresh Ideas By Fred A. Bernstein


Rinnovabili, ma anche belle by Alessandra Viola


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.

gb&d Green Building & Design Magazine

Global Competition Champions Green Energy January Issue (Page 19)

Abu Dhabi Week

Art that generates energy by Megan Wynes

Time Out Dubai

The campaign that could change the way we think about renewable energy By David Clack, 2 February 2011

Construction Week

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

Dwell Magazine

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

All Business

ABU DHABI – The Oil Market APS Review Downstream Trends

Priority Magazine on Singapore Airlines

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

Popular Science

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 … Continue reading


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

Time Out Dubai

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

Popular Science

The Future of Green Architecture: A Live-In Power Plant by Suzanne LeBarre, Popular Science, June 2010

Renewable Energy World Magazine

Renewable Energy Through Public Art (PDF) REnergy World, April 2010

Time Out Dubai

What is Sustainable Art?, Time Out Dubai, July 20, 2009