Renewable energy can be beautiful

Hideaki Nishimura - LAGI

This is a renewable energy generator design by Hideaki Nishimura of Japan. A gorgeous intermarriage of science and art, it produces renewable energy from several sources including the sun, the movement of the waves, and human activities; while touching the human soul with its contemplative depiction of the beauty of balance and imbalance between contradictory entities.

It was submitted as an entry to the Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI) , a movement to advance the successful implementation of sustainable design solutions by integrating art and interdisciplinary creative processes into the conception of renewable energy infrastructure.

It provides a platform for innovative ways of thinking about what renewable energy generation looks like and how it relates to the overall fabric of our constructed and natural environments. As energy generation necessarily comes in closer proximity with the real estate that it powers, issues of aesthetics that drive acceptance are becoming more and more debated. A holistic approach to a renewable energy infrastructure has a place for both macro and micro-generation.

A fascinating combination of power generation facility and art installation, such ideas prove that boundaries between art and science exist only in our minds. They highlight the power of the Arts to enhance the sustainability, beauty and liveability of a city and in so doing, make it more attractive to talent from all over the world and thereby boosting economic competitiveness and prosperity – intangible value creating the tangible. Everything is connected that is the very heart of GP.


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