Gallery: Stunning Solar Powered Gateway Unveiled for Nigerian Capital

 

This stunning solar powered gateway will soon welcome visitors and residents to Abuja, Nigeria. Evoking the shape of the traditional Nigerian bow harp, the design connects the new Abuja Airport to the city proper on the opposite side of the freeway and comes complete with green roofs, a giant solar canopy and bricks made from the local laterite clay. Conceived by Ehrlich Architects, the design was recently crowned winner of an international competition to create a gateway for the capital city.

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  2. Yohana Bako April 7, 2010 at 2:56 pm

    A refreshing proposal for the Capital City!

    methinks it might be a tad bit surreal, (wondering how it will be built and maintained etc.) but on the whole a refreshing design.

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