SOLAR OUTPOST

 

THE TRANSITION TO ALTERNATIVE ENGERY HAS BEEN AND WILL BE INCREMENTAL, WITH SOCIETIES SLOWLY CHANGING THE WAY THEY POWER THEIR LIVES. THE SOLAR OUTPOST IS A TRANSITIONAL STEP THAT MAKES CLEAN ENERGY AVAILABLE TO ANYONE. 

 A COMPLETELY OFF GRID SOLAR SYSTEM INTEGRATED WITH A PICNIC TABLE AND BENCHES.

A COMPLETELY OFF GRID SOLAR SYSTEM INTEGRATED WITH A PICNIC TABLE AND BENCHES.

 LOCATED ON THE ROOF GARDEN OF VICE MEDIA'S OFFICE IN BROOKLYN, NY, RIGHT NEXT TO THE DOMINO'S SUGAR FACTORY AND WILLIAMSBURG BRIDGE

LOCATED ON THE ROOF GARDEN OF VICE MEDIA'S OFFICE IN BROOKLYN, NY, RIGHT NEXT TO THE DOMINO'S SUGAR FACTORY AND WILLIAMSBURG BRIDGE

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 THE STRUCTURE WAS DESIGNED TO MAXIMIZE SOLAR YIELD WHILE SPEAKING TO THE INDUSTRIAL LANGUAGE OF THE AREA.

THE STRUCTURE WAS DESIGNED TO MAXIMIZE SOLAR YIELD WHILE SPEAKING TO THE INDUSTRIAL LANGUAGE OF THE AREA.

 THERE ARE SIX OUTLETS AND FOUR USB PORTS PLACED IN THE STRUCTURAL COLUMNS, ALLOWING VICE EMPLOYEES TO CHARGE WHATEVER THEY WANT WITH CLEAN ENERGY

THERE ARE SIX OUTLETS AND FOUR USB PORTS PLACED IN THE STRUCTURAL COLUMNS, ALLOWING VICE EMPLOYEES TO CHARGE WHATEVER THEY WANT WITH CLEAN ENERGY

 ALL BATTERIES AND ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS ARE INTEGRATED IN ONE OF THE BENCHES

ALL BATTERIES AND ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS ARE INTEGRATED IN ONE OF THE BENCHES

  WE WANTED THE DESIGN TO CONTINUE AN URBAN NARRATIVE, SO WE USED RECLAIMED LUMBER FROM A BROOKLYN WATER TOWER. WE TOOK THE MATERIAL OF AN ICON OF NYC'S PAST AND USED IT TO GIVE FORM TO AN ICON OF A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE. 

WE WANTED THE DESIGN TO CONTINUE AN URBAN NARRATIVE, SO WE USED RECLAIMED LUMBER FROM A BROOKLYN WATER TOWER. WE TOOK THE MATERIAL OF AN ICON OF NYC'S PAST AND USED IT TO GIVE FORM TO AN ICON OF A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE. 

DESIGN/ ENGINEER CAD MODEL DONE TO FABRICATION LEVEL DETAIL

DONE IN THE CAPACITY AS LEAD DESIGN ENGINEER WHILE AT UHURU DESIGN