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Göteborg, Svezia: Charging Stations For Electric Vehicles by Kka
Charging Stations for Electric Vehicles by Kka

More and more electrical vehicles travel the streets of Gothenburg, Sweden. Therefore the city asked Kka to design three charging stations serving electrical cars, bikes, mopeds and trucks.

Charging Stations for Electric Vehicles by Kka

The loading stations should not only provide a practical function, they should also stand as symbols for a new more sustainable city. the charging stations come in three sizes all with the same formal language for recognition.

Charging Stations for Electric Vehicles by Kka

They are built using Fsc-certified local wood. to provide a smooth and safe logistics cars are separated from bikes and mopeds as they are parked on an elevated ramp.

Charging Stations for Electric Vehicles by Kka

A roof tilted towards the south and covered with solar cells provides shelter for the cars. the solar cells are estimated to provide most of the energy used for charging the vehicles.

Charging Stations for Electric Vehicles by Kka

As charging a car or bike might take around 15-20 minutes there are some activities offered for the people waiting for a full battery.

Charging Stations for Electric Vehicles by Kka

There is a bike repair shop, an outdoor gym and free Wi-Fi. the center of the building opens up to a small courtyard housing a grass lawn and a café pavilion.

Charging Stations for Electric Vehicles by Kka
Charging Stations for Electric Vehicles by Kka
Charging Stations for Electric Vehicles by Kka

Location: Gothenburg, SwedenArchitects: Kjellgren Kaminsky Architecture Project Team: Fredrik Kjellgren, Joakim Kaminsky, Helder Pinto, Kay Chang, Michele PascucciStatus: IdeaYear: 2013Client: Gothenburg Traffic Office Photographs: Kjellgren Kaminsky Architecture

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