Types of architecture proposed can speak a great deal to the direction the county it is proposed for is headed. In Sweden, the traffic department of Gothenburg found it important to plan an electric charging station for vehicles due to the popularity of electric cars over traditional fuel based vehicles.

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The solar powered charging station though still in its conceptual stages, not only provides power to an alternative manner of transportation but to an alternative lifestyle as well with its bike repair shop, outdoor gym, café, information kiosk and waiting rooms.

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The tilted structure is supported by locally sourced wood and roofed with PV panels. Structures that embrace this alternate way of life are becoming increasingly important and influential.

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