Gallery: POWERSEED: Sustainable Solar Plant Art Installation

 

When the City of Pasadena wanted to bring some beauty to an electric power plant in a somewhat overlooked neighborhood, little did it realize that the design idea would grow into a completely sustainable solution that would enhance the area, increase safety and security and quite frankly, look fantastic! Developed by UeBERSEE, the botanically-inspired PowerSEED art installation involves flower-like stalks of solar powered lights sprouting up throughout different areas of site. It’s not until you see the images that you’ll understand why this gorgeously simply installation was nominated as a finalist in the 2007 Index Award and the Metropolis Magazine Next Generation Awards.

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  1. PowerSEED Solar Powered... August 31, 2007 at 12:45 pm

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  2. powerPLANTs « Dus... August 30, 2007 at 5:34 pm

    […] Designed by UeBERSEE and realities:united , powerPLANT is a “bionic and artistic light installation” meant to “…mark the transformation process of the former industrial area into a neighborhood of high-tech business, design research and education.” More info at Inhabitat […]

  3. reem meir August 30, 2007 at 10:25 am

    Its so beautiful at day and nigth

  4. theblub August 30, 2007 at 9:12 am

    looks fantastic.

    We need more things like that, to show people that environmentalism can look great and wont ruin our landscape (oh the irony that lots of people think environmentalism will actually ruin the landscape).

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