04 Jul '12, 3pm

Taking Back The Streets: Lamp Post Turns Into Giant Umbrella When It Rains

Taking Back The Streets: Lamp Post Turns Into Giant Umbrella When It Rains

For everyone but Gene Kelly, it's a drag being caught in the rain. Russian designer Mikhail Belyaev has an idea that will make our streets more comfortable for pedestrians in inclement weather: an automatic umbrella that deploys from lamp posts.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/urban-design/taking-back-street...

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