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  • Floating Gardens

    The BARGE 2011 Design Competition is right around the corner, so here are some examples of floating gardens to help inspire your designs. Floating gardens are not a new concept. The Aztecs and Egyptians used hydroponics, or growing plants in water without soil, for centuries.  Both cultures used this method of planting because the soil on [...]

  • Kinetic Art and Design

    To provide more inspiration for the BARGE2011 Competition here are some innovative kinetic art designs and recent installations. Taking from the scientific definition of kinetics, kinetic art is art that moves. Kinetic art can come in many different forms such as, sculptures, mobiles, and drawings. These moveable art pieces typically generate their movement from natural [...]