Turning Infrastructure Into Amenity

As part of its ongoing series on "Reimagining Infrastructure", Orion Magazine features five projects that show how a new generation of infrastructure projects are creatively integrating form with function to create community amenities.
September 10, 2013, 11am PDT | Jonathan Nettler | @nettsj
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From solar energy 'sunflowers' in Texas to a sewage treatment plant in California, "[t]he following projects challenge the maxim that infrastructure must be dull, distant, and often invisible, proving instead that it can be increasingly inventive and scaled to sizes that a community can appreciate," write the editors of Orion Magazine.

"These projects represent small steps toward addressing our nation’s aging infrastructure, but they also help set a higher bar for how we think about it in an increasingly finite world."

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Published on Tuesday, September 10, 2013 in Orion Magazine
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