Self-sufficient Lighting Column

One day all streetlights will be self-sufficient like these urban pedestrian path lights designed by Hugo Silva.  The lights produce their own power via solar panels to illuminate LEDs all night, and if eco-friendliness wasn't enough, the lights also have a great sculptural quality that makes them even cooler to have on paths and roadways.

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-joel edwards

Joel is a contributor on Design-Milk's weekly architectural posts and Apartment Therapy's Unplggd daily technology posts.