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The Electric Sunflower Garden

The Electric Sunflower Garden
Design
Jim Moscater
  • 19 august 2009

Located between Highway I-35 and Mueller, an LEED certified, mixed-use urban village, “Sunflowers: An Electric Garden” is the largest public art project in Austin, Texas.

The permanent installation, which is meant to be a symbol of Austin’s energy consciousness, consists of 15 flower shaped photovoltaic solar collector panels that generate solar energy for evening illumination. The additional energy produced by the sunflowers is diverted to the electrical grid for credit.

[via Inhabitat]

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