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A set of ghostly, futuristic sails could help save California from drought

Sails are one of the earliest ways humans seized the power of wind — people were using them to move boats across the sea even before the Middle Ages. A new design aims to apply that ancient technology to modern environmental challenges. "Regatta H2O: Familiar Form, Chameleon Infrastructure" is the winner of a site-specific environmental competition called the Land Art Generator Initiative.
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