The Clear Orb

Infos Artwork
  • Year: 2012
  • Place: Santa Monica
  • Land: United States (34.0250724,-118.4965129) centr.
  • Category: Resources/ Energy/ Renewable, Sun/ Light, and Water/ Body of water
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Heerim Architects & Planners developed THE CLEAR ORB and submitted it to the 2016 Land Art Generator competition for Santa Monica. By combining solar energy and wave power, the artwork is designed to desalinate seawater and to contribute to the local drinking water supply in Santa Monica. >>


Technical Data:

Energy Technologies: Transparent luminescent solar concentrators, oscillating water column (OWC) wave energy
Water technologies: Solar distillation
Annual Capacity: 3,820 MWh and 2.2 million liters of drinking water

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