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JMBC Arquitetura & Urbanismo
Cidade Nova Metro Station and Footbridge


  Cidade Nova Metro Station and Footbridge are located on Presidente Vargas Avenue, Gamboa, Rio de Janeiro enabling the integration between two existing lines, playing a key role in the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Gamboa is a century-old district decaying in spite of its rich infrastructure. Presidente Vargas Av., one of the city’s busiest avenues, […]


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UNStudio
Kutaisi International Airport in Georgia


UNStudio’s recently completed Kutaisi International Airport serves domestic and international flights for use by tourists, national politicians and international diplomats. The airport is destined to become a central hub, with up to one million travelers targeted in 2014-2015. Current figures for the airport show 30 flights per week, with an increase to 40 expected in […]


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Tetrarc architects
Multimodal interchange of Saint-Nazaire


Saint Nazaire railway station is the focal point of a public transport network for a sprawling town that is destined for further growth. The creation of a high-frequency bus route lead to the reworking of the roadways and parking areas for buses and coaches around the station as well as the development of the square […]


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Baumschlager Eberle
Vienna airport extension check-in 3


Open structures for increasing mobility Airports are a symbol of our mobile society and call for an outstanding architecture: a flexible shell for expansions and future uses revolving around the core business of passenger handling. In 1999, Vienna International Airport advertised a construction competition for the redesign of its facilities, which were steadily expanding to […]


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Blunck+Morgen Architekten
Bus station in Hamburg


A central pedestrian bridge connects the newly built bus station in Hamburg Poppenbüttel with the rapid transit rail link and the park+ride car park. Hamburg’s elevated railway station is the first component in the process of restructuring and catering for disabled access at the local public transport hub Poppenbüttel. The thinking behind the design for […]


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3XN Architects
Stockholm City Station


‘Stockholm City Station’ will mark the entrance to Stockholm’s inner city center and integrates the station, a hotel and conference center along with apartments. The main idea behind the design was to create a building that gently adjusts to the area’s existing building in scale and expression, and which reinterprets a number of local Swedish […]


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Zaha Hadid Architects
Terminus Hoenheim-Nord Strasbourg


Background. The city of Strasbourg has been developing a new tram-line service to combat increasing congestion and pollution in the city centre. It encourages people to leave their cars outside the city in specially designed car parks, and then take a tram to the more inner parts of the city. The first part of this […]


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HASSELL
Australian High Speed Vehicle (A-HSV)


Design studio HASSELL has revealed its conceptual design for an Australian High Speed Vehicle (A-HSV) in response to national debates on environmental, economical and social issues. Inspired by the brut lines of the iconic Australian speed machine the 1960s HK Monaro, HASSELL has designed the A-HSV to be responsive to the Australian context.  The  A-HSV […]


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Iosa Ghini Associati
People Mover


The People Mover designed for the city of Bologna is a transport system that is innovative in terms of technology, the regulation of circulation and architectural features. The infrastructure, with a total length of 5084 metres, is composed of a monorail, with two terminals – at the airport and the train station – and the […]


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