I like to imagine what the ruins of our civilization will look like to future archeologists - these make me think they'll believe we enslaved giants to carry our energy over the vast distances because we were unable to develop the means to locally generate or wirelessly transmit energy. Those poor giants.
More images and a description of this 2010 Boston Society of Architects award winning unbuilt design on the DesignBoom article
choi + shine architects: the land of giants: "
'the land of giants' by choi + shine architects
all images courtesy choi + shine architects
the various configurations of the pylons
sketch of the pylon design