Giant Pylon Men (11 pics)

Posted in Pictures       18 Aug 2010       15668       9

These giant figures look amazing. Are they real? Are they somebody's hallucination? Look at the pics and read more.

 

Designed by Choi+Shine Architects, this project, called "Land of Giants", was award-winning at High-Voltage Pylon Competition in Iceland.

Making only minor alterations to well established steel-framed tower design, they have created a series of towers that are powerful, solemn and variable.

The pylon-figures can be configured to respond to their environment with appropriate gestures. As the carried electrical lines ascend a hill, the pylon-figures change posture, imitating a climbing person.

Over long spans, the pylon-figure stretches to gain increased height, crouches for increased strength or strains under the weight of the wires.



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severe_009 8 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
hmmmmmmmmmmm looks unique
       
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GOODSTUFF4U 8 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
great Idea
       
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lolipop 8 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
good
       
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syawalz 8 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
I dont believe this
       
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Moctesuma 8 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
Why not...
       
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zuliatko 8 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
It is true - but it is just a project. They will construct it on Iceland...
       
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Mascoty 8 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
reciglagem...save stuff .. no no .. alright .."great idea"
       
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Odgor 8 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
YMCA...
       
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Not on Iceland 8 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
This is for a alternative to regular masts in Norway... big discussion these days wether ther power should go through masts or through the ground...
       
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