Category Archives: 2014

Impress Magazine

Thanks to Impress Magazine for a series of articles they have run about the Land Art Generator Initiative.


LAGI founding directors, Elizabeth and Robert, will be presenting as a part of a seminar program at IIDEXCanada, 9:30am-11am on Thursday December 4 at Metro Toronto Convention Centre North. The seminar is titled “Climate as Concept: Envisioning Advances in Climate … Continue reading

New Energies: Land Art Generator Initiative, Copenhagen

New Energies is the beautiful hardcover book that catalogs the LAGI 2014 design competition for Copenhagen. It is available at many bookstores, and online at such outlets as RIBA and Amazon. The book contains engaging essays by Annette Skov (“The … Continue reading

Fast Company

3 Inspiring Designs For Renewable Power Plants That Double As Art By Adele Peters, November 25, 2014

CSP Today

Can the Solar Hourglass serve as a CSP landmark? By Heba Hashem, November 10, 2014 From the article: According to Steven Meyers, researcher at the University of Kassel in the Institute of Thermal Energy Engineering, with a special focus on … Continue reading

Magasinet Kunst

Fra Kraftværk til Kunstværk October 23, 2014 by Helene Olesen


Treehugger Massive horn sculptures would generate sound and energy from wind By Kimberley Mok, October 16, 2014

Bustler: Results of Copenhagen’s Land Art Generator Initiative

Bustler Results of Copenhagen’s Land Art Generator Initiative October 17, 2014

Mandag Morgen

Baeredygtige kraftvaerker forklaedt som kunst October 13, 2014 by Villads Andersen “Robert Ferry og Elizabeth Monoian vil have Apple, Vestas, København, New York, Dubai og alle andre til at tænke kunst og energi sammen. Duoen samler arkitekter, ingeniører, kunstnere, forskere … Continue reading


horn structures produce wind-generated sounds in denmark for LAGI 2014 October 10, by Trent Fredrickson


Turning Power Plants into Public Art October 10, 2014 By Laura C. Mallonee

Can Art and Architecture Promote the Green Conversion

If you are going to be in Copenhagen on October 23, please join LAGI, IT University, and Information for a panel discussion on “Can Art and Architecture Promote the Green Conversion.” LAGI believes they can—and the over 600 submissions from … Continue reading

Discovery News

Public Art Generates Renewable Energy, Beautifully October 6, 2014 by Glenn McDonald

connaissance des energies

Des artistes dessinent le futur énergétique de Copenhague October 3rd, 2014

Architecture & Design

Oversized solar hourglass wins 2014 Land Art Generator Initiative competition October 2nd, 2014

Una clessidra solare ad energia pulita per vivere meglio September 30, 2014


Your City’s Next Power Plant Could Be an Incredible Art Installation October 6th, by Kelsey Campbell-Dollaghan

Arch Daily

Winning Proposals Transform Power Plants into Public Art October 6th, by Karissa Rosenfield

ZME Science

Solar Hourglass might power 1,000 Danish Homes while inspiring Climate Change Action October 1st, by Tibi Puiu


This Gigantic Solar Hourglass Could Power 1,000 Danish Homes October 5th, by Taz Loomans


winners revealed for copenhagen-sited land art generator initiative September 30, by Trent Fredrickson


Gigantisk solfangende timeglas vinder designkonkurrence i København October 3rd, by Martin Kunzendorf

2014 Photovoltaics, Forms, Landscapes

LAGI will be speaking on a panel at the Photovoltaics Forms Landscapes in Amsterdam on September 24. Chaired by Dr. Heinz Ossenbrink (European Commission, JRC Joint Research Center) and Alessandra Scognamiglio (Architect, PhD in Technologies for Architecture and Environment). Photovoltaics … Continue reading

LAGI 2014 Award Ceremony + Exhibition Opening

This event is free and open to the public! Please join us for the Land Art Generator Initiative 2014 Copenhagen Competition Award Ceremony and Book Launch on October 3, 2014 3:00 pm Arrival 3:30 pm Opening Remarks Natalie Mossin, Chair … Continue reading

Green Prophet

Blowing Horn harvests wind energy with a multi-rotor turbine August 25, 2014 by Tafline Laylin “Are you tired of seeing the same old giant wind turbines in a field or offshore? And do you worry about their impact on migrating … Continue reading

Discover News

Floating Sails Generate Clean Energy Beautifully August 22, 2014 By Glenn McDonald “Renewable energy can be beautiful. That’s the hopeful slogan of the Land Art Generator Initiative, or LAGI, which works to bring together the worlds of installation art and … Continue reading

Le Monde

Le Monde WindWaker: le mariage de l’art et de l’énergie renouvelable August 20, 2014 “La Land Art Generator Initiative Competition est une compétition internationale qui associe design et énergies propres. Elle invite les participants à imaginer des installations publiques à … Continue reading

Inhabitat: Massive Floating Sails Could Harness Wind and Wave Energy to Power Copenhagen’s Electric Grid

Massive Floating Sails Could Harness Wind and Wave Energy to Power Copenhagen’s Electric Grid August 20, 2014 By Lucy Wang “Artist Felix Cheong designed Oscillating Platforms, a proposal for an off-grid floating art installation submitted to the 2014 Land Art … Continue reading

Fast Company

Who Says Power Plants Have To Be Ugly? This Sculpture Reinvents Wind Power As Art In a new design for a Copenhagen park, the giant sails of the Windwaker sculpture gently gust in the wind, producing enough beauty to power … Continue reading

KULTUR M — Copenhagen

LAGI Founding Directors Robert Ferry & Elizabeth Monoian will be speaking at KULTUR M at the Copenhagen Natural History Museum on Oct. 27. Hope to see you there!

Blue & Green Tomorrow

Green ‘energy duck’ to bring clean, solar energy to Copenhagen August 5, 2014 By Jemma Collins Read More >


Briter vil have mastodontisk and til Københavns Havn August 4, 2014, By Martin Kunzendorf Read more here >

Sustainability Salon on Environmental Art

LAGI will be taking part in the 31st edition of the Putting Down Roots Sustainability Salon from 2-10pm on August 16th at Dr. Maren Leyla Cooke’s home in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh. If you are interested in attending, … Continue reading


Designboom Solar energy duck could generate renewable power for Copenhagen August 3, 2014 Read more here >

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

Energy Duck Has Made a Splash!

You can read more about Energy Duck, a submission to the 2014 Land Art Generator Initiative competition for Copenhagen by following the below media links or the LAGI blog post. This playful design utilizes photovoltaic panels. The London based team … Continue reading

All About Copenhagen Guide

All About Copenhagen Guide ( posted this wonderful selection of LAGI 2014 submissions. Se de vilde billeder: Hele verden designer energi-arkitektur til København More here >

Inhabitat: Gigantic ‘Energy Duck’ Could Generate Solar and Hydro Power for Copenhagen

Gigantic ‘Energy Duck’ Could Generate Solar and Hydro Power for Copenhagen by Beverley Mitchell The Energy Duck is a submission to the Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI) 2014, this year held in Copenhagen, Denmark. Designed by the London-based team of … Continue reading

Freedom Radio

LAGI directors on Freedom Radio with LaToya Williams, Creative Director of IERN WILL

Discussion at Conservation Consultants

Please join the Land Art Generator Initiative & Conservation Consultants in Pittsburgh on June 11 from 7–8 pm for a lecture and discussion about the aesthetics of renewable energy infrastructure and the role that creatives can play in the design … Continue reading