From designobserver.com: What is beauty? Or, On the Aesthetics of Wind Farms.
A philosopher’s essay on wind farms.
(photo Green Energy, Michael Tyas, 2006)
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We’ve thought about putting turbines in at our home in Costa Rica. Its on a hill and get plenty of wind from December through March. We’re just worried about the little birdies around the place. Aren’t those things just like a flying wildlife cuisinart?
I love the way the wind turbines look.
Drive across Europe and clusters of the long, elegant spoked poles against the rolling plains of green are magnificant.
I have heard about the worry that birds may meet an untimely death, but here’s a website that says otherwise:
Destroy the wind turbines they are ugly, noisy and inefficient. Also chopping machines for birds!
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