'Aesthetic Power Plants' Will Make Energy From Art

04/10/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Jennifer Hattam Treehugger

Drawing their inspiration in part from the land art tradition -- generally large works created in, and often out of, the natural environment -- Dubai residents Elizabeth Monoian and Robert Ferry have created the Land Art Generator Initiative and launched an international design competition for the best "outdoor public art work that is conceptually engaging while at the same time produces real, usable renewable energy."

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