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Giant Fruit-Shaped Bus Stops Line Streets in Japan

Posted By Helen Morgan On June 4, 2014 @ 3:00 pm In Architecture,carousel showcase,Gallery | No Comments

japanese design, fruit bus stops, isahaya city, quirky design, giant fruit bus stops, fairytale design, landscape architecture, fruit-inspired design [4]

The 16 quirky bus stops are located in Konagai, Japan (part of Isahaya City [5] in Nagasaki) and were originally constructed for the 1990 Travel Expo. In order to attract arriving visitors, the stands have become a local tourist attraction in the region, scattered among the surrounding landscape. And of course the giant fruit shapes are a tasty reminder that even bus stop design doesn’t have to be dull and un-inviting.

+ Isahaya City Website [5]

Images courtesy of Ameblo [2] and Isahaya City [5]

Via Wearebulletproof [6]

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[1] Japan: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japan

[2] juicy shelters: http://ameblo.jp/love2strawberry/entry-10094286716.html

[3]  : http://inhabitat.com/giant-fruit-shaped-bus-stops-line-streets-in-japan/fruit-bus-stops-japan-ameblo-jp3/?extend=1

[4] Image: http://inhabitat.com/giant-fruit-shaped-bus-stops-line-streets-in-japan/fruit-bus-stops-japan-ameblo-jp3/

[5] Isahaya City: http://www.city.isahaya.nagasaki.jp/topics/burari/no004/burari.htm

[6] Wearebulletproof: http://www.wearebulletproof.com/monday-madness-fruit-bus-stops/

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