Pylon of the Month - June 2009
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Prettifying the Pylons of Power


Every inch of Shanghai real estate is valuable and that goes for the unused land beneath the pylons carrying the city's electricity. It's a no-go zone for housing, commercial use and manufacturing. It needn't be an eyesore and a junk yard.

Minhang District, mindful of real estate value, has created three public gardens in the 400,000 square meters under high-tension wires in the 3.5-square-kilometer Technological Development Zone.  More details here.


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They're not. Putting nice things under a pylon does not make it 'picturesque'!


Fantastic shot, I never knew they could be so picturesque.

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