Gallery: Ackroyd and Harvey’s Twist Sculpture in Bristol is Powered by ...


When driving along a sprawling motorway towards the UK city of Bristol at night, a massive glowing helicoidal tower welcomes visitors and locals. Installed in 2008, the tower, called Twist, was designed by acclaimed British artists Ackroyd & Harvey. With its light powered by the sun and the wind, the 65-foot high tower has become a permanent landmark in the Southwestern English city.

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  1. Upaya May 13, 2012 at 6:25 am

    I know the sculpture well and it is very elegant indeed!

    It has been up for a couple of years now and unfortunately, the turbine by Windside, rarely seems to spin and half the solar panels face the wrong direction.

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