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La Stampa

La Stampa Le strutture più incredibili hanno preso forma alla Land Art Generator Initiative, concorso di idee tenutosi a Melbourne November 14, 2018 Da poco conclusa, l’edizione 2018 della Land Art Generator Initiative, ha acceso i riflettori sul tema dell’energia … Continue reading

Bustler

Bustler The winning 2018 LAGI Melbourne public art proposals By Justine Testado October 11, 2018 Taking place in cities worldwide, LAGI competitions seek inventive, large-scale works of public art that produce clean energy. In this latest edition, entrants had to … Continue reading

ArchitectureAU

ArchitectureAU NH Architecture team wins the 2018 Land Art Generator design competition October 11, 2018 Melbourne practice NH Architecture has been named winner of the fifth biennial Land Art Generator (LAGI) international ideas competition for large-scale works of public art … Continue reading

a as architecture

a as architecture WINNERS OF 2018 LAND ART GENERATOR DESIGN COMPETITION FOR MELBOURNE By Marco Rinaldi October 18, 2018 The first-place winning design is a perfect example of this new socially-relevant approach to clean energy infrastructure. Light Up by NH … Continue reading

JOY: Radio

INTERVIEW: Jodie & Martin on the St Kilda Foreshore Land Art Generator Project Winning Entry November 5, 2018 David & Sue talk to Jodie from the Land Art Generator Initiative & Martin from NH Architecture about the St Kilda foreshore … Continue reading

Inhabitat

Inhabitat Clean energy-producing Light Up wins the 2018 LAGI competition in Melbourne By Lucy Wang October 18, 2018 Melbourne-based NH Architecture and Seattle architectural practice Olson Kundig placed first and second respectively in the 2018 Land Art Generator Initiative design … Continue reading

Archinect

Archinect The winning 2018 LAGI Melbourne public art proposals By Justine Testado October 11, 2018 Taking place in cities worldwide, LAGI competitions seek inventive, large-scale works of public art that produce clean energy. In this latest edition, entrants had to … Continue reading

Landscape Australia

Landscape Australia NH Architecture team wins the 2018 Land Art Generator design competition October 11, 2018 Elizabeth Monoian and Robert Ferry, the founders of the competition, said the proposal was a perfect example of a positive vision for a sustainable … Continue reading

Green Magazine

Green Magazine Winner of 2018 Land Art Generator design competition announced October 11, 2018 Today the Land Art Generator awarded a local Melbourne team first prize in their fifth biennial design competition. Sponsored by the State of Victoria as part … Continue reading

ZME Science

ZME Science Melbourne solar powered canopy that doubles as work of art wins 2018 Land Art Generator Initiative By Tibu Puiu October 11, 2018 Every two years, the Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI) celebrates the most inspiring designs that integrate … Continue reading

Artists & Climate Change

Artists & Climate Change Buildings Made of Sky By Joan Sullivan October 18, 2018 For 10 years, LAGI’s free and open call international design competition, held every two years in a different city, has mobilized collaborative interdisciplinary creative talent across … Continue reading

Cosmos Magazine: The Science of Everything

Cosmos Magazine Power plants as public art By Nancy Langham-Hooper October 11, 2018 Is this the aesthetic face of our energy future? The sparkling canopy draped along the beach from the roof of the Palais Theatre in Melbourne, Australia, won … Continue reading

Inhabitat: Olson Kundig solar sail proposal could power up to 200 Melbourne homes with clean energy

Inhabitat Olson Kundig solar sail proposal could power up to 200 Melbourne homes with clean energy By Lucy Wang October 10, 2018 Acclaimed architecture practice Olson Kundig is best known for its spectacular residential works in the Pacific Northwest, yet … Continue reading

Smithsonian.com

SMITHSONIAN.COM This Golden Canopy Could Power 500 Homes By Emily Matchar October 11, 2018 In the rendering, the structure looks like an enormous golden wave, spilling from the Upper Esplanade of Melbourne’s St Kilda Beach, crossing a busy road and … Continue reading

Atlas Obscura

Atlas Obscura This Award-Winning Australian Land Art Is Designed to Power 900 Homes By Evan Nicole Brown October 12, 2018 ON OCTOBER 11, THE LAND Art Generator Initiative (LAGI), a biannual sustainable land art competition, announced its first-place winner for … Continue reading

IMPACT Insights & Inspiration for Social Innovation

IMPACT Insights & Inspiration for Social Innovation Let There Be Art Edition 25 July–September 2018 By Ian Jamotillo “For architect Robert Ferry and designer Elizabeth Monoian, both from the U.S., the answer was a competition that reimagines renewable energy as … Continue reading

World Architecture: Land Art Generator Initiative Shortlist Shows How Renewable Energy Can Also Be Beautiful And Artful

World Architecture Land Art Generator Initiative Shortlist Shows How Renewable Energy Can Also Be Beautiful And Artful August 4, 2018 “25 mesmerizing land-art projects have been shortlisted for the fifth edition of Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI) competition at St. … Continue reading

Landscape Australia: Australian teams shortlisted in 2018 Land Art Generator competition

Landscape Australia Australian teams shortlisted in 2018 Land Art Generator competition August 3, 2018 “Eight Australian teams are among the twenty-five teams whose designs have been shortlisted in the 2018 Land Art Generator design competition. Participants from more than fifty … Continue reading

Archinect: Twenty-five land art designs shortlisted for 2018 LAGI St. Kilda Triangle competition

Archinect Twenty-five land art designs shortlisted for 2018 LAGI St. Kilda Triangle competition August 2, 2018 By Justine Testado “The biennial LAGI competition seeks the most innovative proposals for large-scale, public art installations that are capable of producing clean energy … Continue reading

Inhabitat: This massive Sun Ray could sustainably power 220 homes in Melbourne

Inhabitat This massive Sun Ray could sustainably power 220 homes in Melbourne July 17, 2018 By Lucy Wang “What if renewable energy infrastructure could be both functional and beautiful? Exploring that notion is Italian architectural practice Antonio Maccà, who designed … Continue reading

Shimmering Solar Arch to generate power for a post-industrial Connecticut town

Inhabitat Shimmering Solar Arch to generate power for a post-industrial Connecticut town April 25, 2018 by Lucy Wang “A giant gleaming arch clad in solar panels is set to transform the waterfront of downtown Willimantic. This spectacular energy-generating artwork, called … Continue reading

Corriente Eléctrica

Corriente Eléctrica Cuando las energías renovables se convierten en arte March 2018 “Las infraestructuras para generar energía limpia pueden integrarse armoniosamente en el paisaje urbano e incluso embellecerlo. Es la filosofía de Land Art Generator Initiative.” Read More >

Biennale Architettura 2018

Artists & Climate Change Biennale Architettura 2018 By Joan Sullivan March 15, 2018 “Imagine the positive impact that large cultural events like the prestigious Biennale di Venezia could have if they encouraged all future pavilions and exhibits to address the … Continue reading

The Architectural Review

The Architectural Review Competition: Land Art Generator Initiative, Melbourne March 5, 2018 By Merlin Fulcher Read more about LAGI 2018, an interview with the LAGI 2014 winning designer Santiago Muros Cortés, and an interview with LAGI Directors Elizabeth Monoian and … Continue reading

Streetsblog SF

Streetsblog SF SPUR Talk: Making Renewable Energy a Beautiful Part of the City By Roger Rudick Jan 9, 2018 “Power plants used to be located in the middle of cities. Back in the start of the 20th Century, there was … Continue reading