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Dordrecht Energy Carousel / Ecosistema Urbano

01:00 - 25 January, 2013
Courtesy of Ecosistema Urbano
Courtesy of Ecosistema Urbano

The Centre for Visual Arts and Amsterdam design bureau Carve recently invited ten European design firms to develop unconventional, inventive, and playful objects for a new public space in the western Netherlands city of Dordrecht. Responding to the challenge, Spanish architecture firm Ecosistema Urbano designed the Dordrecht Energy Carousel - an energy-generating chandelier of hanging ropes meant to engage kids of all ages in the densely populated suburbs surrounding Governeusplein Square.

Read more about Dordrecht Energy Carousel after the break!