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new_pylon_design / New pylon design

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The current move to renewable energies requires a lot of development in energy infrastructure. It is inevitable that new ways of transporting electricity will have to be built.
This is a suggestion to renew the old pylon design that hasn’t changed for decades introducing a new pylon that bears the identity of modern and sustainable technologies.

The design concept consists in three key notes:
- Sensibility (integration into nature by organic and rounded forms)
- Symmetry (optimal use of materials and forces, creating a pleasant and calm object)
- Simplicity (easily recognizable and understandable design by reduction to just two simple forms)

University

Karlsruher Institut für Technologie

Karlsruher Institut für Technologie
Karlsruhe, Germany

Design

Stefan Wälder

Stefan Wälder
Karlsruhe, Germany

Stefan Wälder