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The Desert Cloud Project Creates a Mirage-Like Shade While Generating Power

By: Katie Cordrey - Published: • References: landartgenerator.org & thedesignblog.org
Architects Matthew Johnson and Jason Logan have entered their Desert Cloud design in Dubai’s Land Art Generator Initiative competition.

Desert Cloud is a series of net-like structures suspended between sculptural concrete piers. The net-like structures are fitted with alternating glass prisms and photovoltaic panels that refract light and gather solar energy. The result is a beautiful, energy-producing light-bending structure that shimmers above the desert floor like a mirage and offers shade to those who walk beneath it. Stats for Power Net Oases Trending: Older & Mild
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