Which is the best new pylon design? (Poll)

Six finalists have been shortlisted in a competition to find a new design for the future pylons that we’ll need for new energy generation. Which is your favourite? Scale models by six finalists in a competition to imagine what Britain’s new electricity pylons…

Six finalists have been shortlisted in a competition to find a new design for the future pylons that we’ll need for new energy generation. Which is your favourite?

Scale models by six finalists in a competition to imagine what Britain’s new electricity pylons might look like have gone on display at the V&A as part of the London Design Festival. With more than 88,000 pylons in the UK and a need for new transmission infrastructure, the Royal Institute of British Architects, the Department of Energy and Climate Change and National Grid called on architects, designers, engineers and students to come up with designs that balanced energy needs and visual impact

You can see a gallery of the designs here – vote below for your favourite

1. T-Pylon by Bystrup Architecture, Design & Engineering

2. Silhouette by Ian Ritchie Architects and Jane Wernick Associates

3. Flower Tower by Gustafson Porter with Atelier One, and Pfisterer

4. Plexus by Al-A with Arup

5. Y-Pylon by Knight Architects with Roughan & O’Donavon, and ESB International in association with MEGA

6. Totem by New Town Studio, with Structure Workshop