Monthly Archives: March 2010

Solar Collector: Interactive public art

In a collaboration between the community and the sun, Solar Collector gathers human expression and solar energy during the day, then brings them to life each night in a performance of flowing light patterns. The sculpture was created by artist … Continue reading

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Shadow Casting: Solar pixels create artistic facade

A Swiss-based team Drzach & Suchy has designed “piksol,” a solar cell pixel which enables one to create arbitrary patterns and images on building facades with long-time sun exposures. Piksol’s represent single pixels of an image, so when multiple piksol’s … Continue reading

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A Place for People: The Herbert Bayer Earthworks

The City of Kent, WA has posted A Place For People: The Herbert Bayer Earthworks.  The video provides an overview of how this icon of green infrastructure came to be built and how it has evolved over time. Watch the video:

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Artwork trancends barrier between private and public spaces

  Gitta Gschwendtner‘s ‘Animal Wall’ is part of a 50 meter long wall, running along the south-western edge of ‘Strata’, a new residential development in Century Wharf, Cardiff Bay, UK. The environmental impact of Cardiff Bay’s extensive development is an … Continue reading

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Architectural Association temporary installation: Driftwood

Designed by students at the Architectural Association school, “Driftwood” is built from a plywood spruce structure provided by a Finnish timber merchant, with the cladding consisting of 28 layers of 4mm thick plywood. The flowing, heavily computer-aided design, which the … Continue reading

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Japan’s Echigo-Tsumari outdoor art festival

The Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial (ETAT) is an art festival held once every three years in the landscape of Echigo-Tsumari, a region distressed with the problems of depopulation and aging. ETAT began ten years ago by uncovering the many aspects of … Continue reading

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International Eco-Art Project

The Sachaqa Art Center is building an Eco Art Village in the heart of the Amazon jungle, in Tarapoto, Peru. “The main aim is to build a creative community where painting, music,writing, sculpture, ceramic artists can find inspiration from the … Continue reading

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