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Pylon design wins Red Dot Award

Pylons do not have to look like they used to, they do not have to solely be a technical object. To change this was the mission of Hans-Jochen Hilsberg, from Germany. He designed a star shaped pylon in order to address functional and aesthetic needs of pylons in a time of transformation.

The Red Dot Award committee honoured Mr. Hilsberg for his design concept ‘star pylon’ and rewarded him with the Red Dot Award: Best of the Best for highest design quality.

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Designer Pylons and Grid Expansions

That designer pylons may overcome the lack of enthusiasm for grid expansions in the German population is stated by a post of RheinEnergieBlog: This article displays those pylons that were featured by the GRID EXPO project.

Revolve Magazine

GRID EXPO IN THE REVOLVE MAGAZINE

GRID EXPO was recently featured in Revolve-Magazine. In preparation for the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW 14) in Brussels a GRID EXPO online photo essay was put together with many different pylon designs that are part of the touring GRID EXPO. This full photo essay can be viewed here.

http://www.revolve-magazine.com/home/2014/04/16/grid-expo/

Forum

GRID EXPO AT THE FORUM ON RENEWABLE ENERGIES

GRID EXPO displayed a model of the T-Pylon during the trade fair at the Renewable Energy Forum in Hannover from the 7th – 11th April 2014. The forum was arranged and hosted by the Agentur für Erneuerbare Energien (Agency for Renewable Energies). GRID EXPO’s presence was considered to be a valuable contribution and of great significance towards renewable energies overall.

In order to get a better insight additional photos and presentations from the forum can be seen here.

Implementation of recent pylon Design

A first case of an actual construction of a recent pylon design – here the T-Pylon -, designed by Bystrup Architects Design and Engineering. The video shows the implementation of the design by National Grid in the UK.

More information on http://bystrup.dk/