Gallery: Solar-Powered Hydroleaf Shelter Collects Light and Water


Good design often tackles multiple issues with one swoop, and good green design does this while helping to create a better world. The Hydroleaf is a striking design that is part bus shelter, part street light, part rain catchment system, and — get this — part water dispenser. Conceived by Iranian Industrial Design student Mostafa Bonakdar the Hydroleaf is intended to be used in developing arid regions.

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  1. stressed.jess December 30, 2010 at 5:58 pm

    Agree with galestar. Sure light at night is nice, but I really want a bus shelter to get out of wind and rain. This just won’t do that.
    Good idea, but overall bad execution.

  2. galestar December 30, 2010 at 5:20 pm

    Kind of small to be an effective bus shelter…

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