THE LAND ART GENERATOR INITIATIVE

THE LAND ART GENERATOR INITIATIVE

www.landartgenerator.org The Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI) is a landmark initiative that has brought together artists, architects, scientists, landscape architects, and engineers in a first of its kind collaboration. The goal of the Land Art Generator Initiative is to design and construct a series of public art installations that uniquely combine aesthetics with clean energy [...]

HOT-SPOTS

HOT-SPOTS

www.hot-spots.net Since the dawn of the Industrial Revolution, the Western World has become increasingly dependent on fossil fuels as the basis of our growth economy and privileged standard of living. This dependence has undermined the sustainability of all living systems and has destabilized world cultures. A paradigm shift is required to envision life-enhancing economies and [...]

R.E.A.D.

R.E.A.D.

Education is a primary focus for Society for Cultural Exchange and the Land Art Generator Initiative. READ intersects art, science, and technology with the objective of educating a broad audience about the concepts of aesthetic clean energy generation. Please explore the four sections that will guide you through some basics of art outside of the [...]

LAGI 2012 NYC

LAGI 2012 NYC

The 2012 LAGI design competition was held in partnership with NYC Department of Parks & Recreation for a site within Freshkills Park. In July of 2012 LAGI received 250 qualified submissions from around the world. Collectively, the participating teams are setting out an example of how beautifully sustainable energy infrastructure can be integrated into the fabric of our constructed environments.[...]

HARRISON STREET LOT & PGH ARTIST RESIDENCY

HARRISON STREET LOT & PGH ARTIST RESIDENCY

Society for Cultural Exchange purchased a vacant lot in an industrial area of the Lawrenceville neighborhood of Pittsburgh. The lot has been transformed into a community garden with fruit trees and native perennials. Plans include ideas for a public new media art center that is accessible 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The [...]

THE LAND ART GENERATOR INITIATIVE
THE LAND ART GENERATOR INITIATIVE

www.landartgenerator.org The Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI), a project of Society for Cultural Exchange, is a landmark initiative that has brought together artists, architects, scientists, landscape architects, and engineers in a first of its kind collaboration. The goal of the Land Art Generator Initiative is to design and construct a series of public art installations that uniquely combine aesthetics with utility-scale clean energy generation. [...]

RENEWABLE ENERGY ART & DESIGN (R.E.A.D.)
R.E.A.D.

Education is a primary focus of Society for Cultural Exchange and the Land Art Generator Initiative. Renewable Energy Art & Design (R.E.A.D.) intersects art, science, and technology with the objective of educating a broad audience about the concepts of aesthetic clean energy generation. Please explore the four sections that will guide you through some basics of art outside of the gallery, science of energy, sustainable technologies, and the reasons that we believe that aesthetic renewable energy infrastructure will help guide the future of energy production. [...]

Surface Area Required to Fuel the World With Solar
INFOGRAPHIC

infographic by LAGI / SCE According to the US Department of Energy (Energy Information Administration), the world consumption of energy in all of its forms (barrels of petroleum, cubic meters of natural gas, watts of hydro power, etc.) is projected to reach 678 quadrillion Btu (or 7.15 exajoules) by 2030 – a 44% increase over 2008 levels (levels for 1980 were 283 quadrillion Btu and we stand at around 500 quadrillion Btu today). [...]

HOT-SPOTS
HOT-SPOTS

www.hot-spots.net Since the dawn of the Industrial Revolution, the Western World has become increasingly dependent on fossil fuels as the basis of our growth economy and privileged standard of living. This dependence has undermined the sustainability of all living systems and has destabilized world cultures. A paradigm shift is required to envision life-enhancing economies and [...]

LAGI 2012 AWARD CEREMONY
LAGI 2010 AWARD CEREMONY

The 2012 LAGI design competition was held in partnership with NYC Department of Parks & Recreation for a site within Freshkills Park. In July of 2012 LAGI received 250 qualified submissions from around the world. Thank you to all of the teams who submitted. Collectively, the participating teams are setting out an example of how beautifully sustainable energy infrastructure can be integrated into the fabric of our constructed environments.[...]

HARRISON STREET LOT & PGH ARTIST RESIDENCY
HARRISON STREET LOT & PGH ARTIST RESIDENCY

Society for Cultural Exchange purchased a vacant lot in an industrial area of the Lawrenceville neighborhood of Pittsburgh. The lot has been transformed into a community garden with fruit trees and native perennials. Plans include ideas for a public new media art center that is accessible 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The [...]