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An Austrian Village Gets 7 Fancy Bus Stops

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jul 29, 2014 01:11 AM
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by Promila Shastri last modified Jul 28, 2014

The village of Krumbach, Austria, boasts something that no other city in the world has: bus stops—seven of them—designed by an international list of architects. The end product of a project called Bus:Stop, the structures were created via collaborations with local craftspeople and businesses to help boost tourism in Krumbach. — Continue reading …




 

 

Bus-Stops-in-Krumbach-Austria_dezeen_784_7-1The village of Krumbach, Austria, boasts something that no other city in the world has: bus stops—seven of them—designed by an international list of architects. The end product of a project called Bus:Stop, the structures were created via collaborations with local craftspeople and businesses to help boost tourism in Krumbach. Architectural practices from Russia, Belgium, Norway, and Spain, among others, helped design and build an inventive suite of seven small-scale structures—using materials as varied as timber, steel, and glass, each edifice pointedly turning the notion of the boring, utilitarian bus stop on its ear. And, we might add, giving a visually edifying lift to the dreary face of public transportation. Bus-Stops-in-Krumbach-Austria_dezeen_784_14Bus-Stops-in-Krumbach-Austria_dezeen_784_0Bus-Stops-in-Krumbach-Austria_dezeen_784_19-1Bus-Stops-in-Krumbach-Austria_dezeen_784_10Bus-Stops-in-Krumbach-Austria_dezeen_784_22-1Bus-Stops-in-Krumbach-Austria_dezeen_784_4
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