IN an unusual project that renders technology as art, a new park for students living at the York Hill campus of Quinnipiac University features an array of wind turbines intended to project serenity while producing energy.
Perhaps the first significant wind installation on an American college campus, Quinnipiac's wind garden is free of propellers and their objectionable whoosh. Each of its 25 upright cylindrical turbines is encircled by a vertically aligned apparatus that spins slowly and in virtual silence.
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Publish date: November 8, 2009