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Windvogel
by Daan Roosegaarde

Windvogel are energy-generating kites that have the potential to create up to 100 kilowatts.

Floating in the air, the smart kites move around and are connected to a ground station by a cable. This push and pull of the cable transforms into electricity, like the dynamo of a bicycle. Whilst flying, Roosegaarde's Windvogel create a visual symphony of dancing lines to celebrate the beauty and poetry of green energy. Windvogel brings green energy, art and landscape design together.

Project: Windvogel
Shortlisted for: Lighting design

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