Rethinking The High-Voltage Transmission Tower

by • October 21, 2010 • DesignComments (0)4706

Korean architect Yong ho Shin shared with ArchDaily his second prize design for the “Landsnet High-Voltage Transmission Line Tower Design Competition” in Iceland.  The design of the conventional high-voltage transmission line towers (aka Electric Pylons) has been with us since the dawn of the modern electric age. Whether it’s urban or rural area, electric pylons are became a part of the modern landscape. Due to their obtrusive appearance these steel latticed giants have never been much loved and even regarded as a necessary evil in people’s mind that no one would care for.  Good designers, however, look at the built world and ask questions; especially “How can this be better?”

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