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The Passing Cloud Concept by Tiago Barros Lets You Float Through the Sky

Posted By Jessica Dailey On October 22, 2011 @ 1:56 am In carousel showcase,Gallery,Green Transportation,Innovation | 2 Comments

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If the Zeppelin [1] were given an eco upgrade and brought into the 21st century, it might look something like Tiago Barros’ Passing Cloud [2]. Created from strong yet flexible balloons, the Passing Cloud [3] is a futuristic concept for green air transportation. The incredible zero waste, cloud-like machine is powered by the wind and lets visitors experience travel as never before: instead of staring out the window at the clouds, you are the clouds. Barros [4] recently submitted the out-of-the-box design to the Van Alen Institute’s Life at the Speed of Rail competition [5], and while the Passing Cloud probably won’t win, that isn’t stopping us from imagining a sky-high trip on its sloping surface.

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

[2] Tiago Barros’ Passing Cloud: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/tiago-barros-designs-a-passing-cloud-that-lets-you-float-through-the-sky/

[3] Passing Cloud: http://cargocollective.com/tiagobarros#1993960/Passing-Cloud

[4] Barros: http://cargocollective.com/tiagobarros

[5] Life at the Speed of Rail competition: http://www.vanalen.org/projects/competitions/LifeAtTheSpeedOfRail

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