Articles tagged Transportation

IJhal by Wiel Arets Architects. Photos Jan Bitter

Wiel Arets Architects uses mirrored elements to reflect the fluctuations of the water

AMSTERDAM – Amongst the restorations and extensions to the Dutch capital’s main train station, the IJ Hall sits at the northern-most point of the building under a canopy designed as …

PEM Vitré by Tetrarc. Photos Stephane Chalmeau / Thomas Vittu / Celine Lejamtel
Urban Design

Tetrarc's respectful footbridge observes the town’s historical architecture

VITRÉ – The Pole d’Echange Multimodal (a sort of ‘transport system’) connects the local SNCF train station with the centre of a quaint medieval town.

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Utrecht Central Station by Benthem Crouwel Architects. Photos Jannes Linders

Benthem Crouwel Architects' undulating steel waves entice more travellers

UTRECHT – The largest and busiest train station in the Netherlands has tripled in size and is now significantly more prepared to serve the expected increase in commuters.

Sportpark Willem-Alexander by MoederscheimMoonen Architects. Photos Ronald Tilleman/Dedots

MoederscheimMoonen Architects builds a sports park that literally connects separated neighbours

SCHIEDAM – A complex of football pitches, handball courts and indoor sports accommodation straddles the A4 motorway between Delft and Schiedam in the west of the Netherlands.


UNStudio's spiralling column 'helix' forms Arnhem's inviting station hall

ARNHEM – The Arnhem station floats again to the fore as the frontline subject of an app which goes hand-in-hand with the publication.

Two structures united in the need for admiration.
Mixed Use

A fin-shaped tower erected by SOM lets the US Air Force fly high

COLORADO – Ladies and gentlemen, we would like to invite you to the greatest force that has ever existed, the US Air Force. Stay with us to marvel at architectural wonders of the military world.

Perforated copper cladding and angular pillars convey an elegant futurism.

JKMM accelerates the dynamic of a transportation hub

LAHTI – A historic rail station in southern Finland gets a polished update to form a closer link to the city.

The undulating roof of the departure hall evokes Doha’s physical topography.

HOK designs monumental new airport for Doha

DOHA – Hamad International Airport serves as Qatar’s new 'gateway to the world' to meet the demands of the capital city’s ongoing economic growth.

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Clay models help the designers to see if their ideas will work in reality.

BMW 7 Series by BMW

'Luxury is about choice,' says Adrian van Hooydonk, senior vice president of BMW Group Design as we take in the new BMW 7 Series during its sneak preview in Munich. 'We're now offering more choice …

The structure combines bold form with a translucent skin

Winterthur Station Square by Stutz Bolt Partner

WINTERTHUR – The large canopy looming over the Winterthur bus terminal is both a bold, stripped down sculpture and an impressive feat of Swiss engineering.

Dynamic forms and material finishes make the bus shelter a natural focal and gathering point.

Multimodal Interchange by Tetrarc Architects

SAINT-NAZAIRE – Tetrarc Architect’s designs for a public transport hub in Saint-Nazaire, France were recently completed. The projects – a bus shelter and a bridge – make up two points in this …

There are four different graphics of the black-and-white tulip in four various dimensions.

Qingdao Metro Station by Igloodgn

Canadian design firm Igloodgn has won the Qingdao Metro Design Competition. In order to enhance and enrich the construction of the metro culture and to provide a comfortable environment