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Iconic Dutch dike renovation opens with energy-generating kites that can power 200 homes

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Nov 22, 2017 01:03 AM
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by (Lacy Cooke) last modified Nov 21, 2017

The Netherlands' legendary 20-mile long Afsluitdijk dike has been in use for 85 years. When the Dutch government decided it needed a renovation, they turned to designer Daan Roosegaarde. Studio Roosegaarde recently unveiled their Icoon Afsluitdijk project featuring three eye-catching designs: Gates of Light, Windvogel, and Glowing Nature, with features from clean power-generating kites to live bioluminescent algae.





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