|Abstrakt: ||The problem area of the project depicts the issue of actual transformation of energy resources and supply worldwide with the focus on renewable resources of energy. The stress is primarily laid on values of an object designated for public spaces.
The author’s assignment was to design a lighting unit independent of an external power supply.
The aim of the new design is to rethink the way in which technologies utilizing solar and wind power are commonly used, and to suggest a solution that brings new features, benefits and values for the user and society.
Generally the author brings forward design that reflects actual global threats and opportunities.
The result is a design of a street lamp that combines a wind turbine with a solar cell module in order to gain electrical energy which is stored in an accumulator and afterwards supplied to a luminaire. The lamp is designed with special consideration of aesthetics and ergonomics.
The designed solution brings financial benefits in terms of saving the nonrenewable resources and possible money savings for the investor. Furthermore, the off-grid street lamp has a lower negative impact on the environment and demonstrates technologies utilizing solar and wind power in a friendly and unintrusive way.|