Green Island

ANAS Solar-Powered Green Station for Italian Highways

Date: 2020
Location:
Rome (Italy)
Project: Giancarlo Zema Design Group
Client: ANAS
Consultants: Luminexence
Status: Ongoing

The “Smart Roads” and the “Green Islands” of ANAS – National Autonomy of Roads Company, are among the revolutionary interventions implemented by the modernization program of the Italian motorway network. They are based on the evolution of the ultra-broadband (5G) network with the support of technologies such as “Artificial Intelligence” and “Internet of Things” for the control of self-driving cars, which involves an investment of about 1 billion euros over three thousand kilometers along the whole national territory, to be built by 2030. In particular the ANAS Green Islands, positioned every thirty kilometers along the Italian highways. High-design rest areas, PV charging stations for electric cars and solar-powered lighting. Design by Giancarlo Zema using Lotus, Pod and Stone collections by Luminexence a brand of MITAS Group.