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14 of the World’s Most Amazing Subways!
Posted By Tafline Laylin On June 1, 2011 @ 7:01 pm In Art,Design,Green Transportation,Innovation | 1 Comment
Some of our favorites include the Drassanes Station in Barcelona, which was given a swanky facelift by ON-A Architects and the incredible Stocholm Tunnelbana in Sweden. The latter used the bedrock as a unique medium for public art , instead of covering up, and features a total of 140 artists throughout their network of 100 stations.
Spain’s Nuevos Ministerios features giant eyes that appear to peer down on would-be transgressors, somewhat different than the red eyes of rats that emerge from beneath the streets of Manhattan , while Munich’s U-Bahn just makes you want to do a happy rainbow dance. This is what sustainability is all about: creating positive solutions that will be good for the long haul.
Via Web Urbanist 
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 Public transportation: http://inhabitat.com/crazy-paris-subway-maintenance-center-topped-with-solar-powered-helicopter-blades/
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 unique medium for public art: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/public-art-pops-up-on-bowery-gates-for-the-festival-of-ideas-in-nyc/
 the streets of Manhattan: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/prechtecks-nybillboard-is-a-city-in-the-sky-above-manhattan/
 Web Urbanist: http://weburbanist.com/2011/05/27/modern-metro-14-of-the-worlds-coolest-subway-stations/
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