found via davidfahlen
maybe this could be a good idea …
or maybe it will completely fail and make minced meat out of a whole lot of birds.
According to Gizmodo:
This Solar Wind concept is the brainchild of designers Francesco Colarossi, Giovanna Saracino and Luisa Saracino, who came second in a competition to dream up a bridge spanning the Italian areas of Bagnara and Scilla.
If chosen, the solar highway would stretch 12.4 miles, with the bridge’s wind turbines generating enough electricity to power 15,000 houses a year. Naturally the solar panels would also generate electricity, and the greenhouses would allow passing drivers to buy roadside fruit and vegetables from indie growers.
but read the comments and you may start to think otherwise…
also it looks like a bridge made out of clocks. and is it just me or does it look like half of it is a really narrow lane of cars and the other half is trying to be the highline in nyc?