26 Aug '16, 11am

Wow! Giant Orb deploys #solar and wave #energy to make clean #water in #California

Wow! Giant Orb deploys #solar and wave #energy to make clean #water in #California

"The sustainable architectural culture that aspires the coexistence of human, nature and the architecture itself" is a core value of <a href="http://www.heerim.com/" target="_blank">Heerim Architects and Planners</a> in South Korea, the team behind a sparkling orb designed for Santa Monica Pier. A finalist in the biennial site-specific <a href="http://www.landartgenerator.org/competition2016.html" target="_blank">2016 Land Art Generator Initiative</a> design competition, which promotes the uptake of energy-generating public art that informs, delights, and uplifts communities and visitors, The Clear Orb reveals a playful approach to holistic design. Using transparent luminescent solar concentrators, the installation is purportedly capable of producing up to half-a-million gallons of <a href="http://inhabitat.com/tag/fresh-water/" target="_blank">fresh water</a> each year fo...

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