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Tuesday, April 04, 2006

Transportation Futuristics gallery.

Visionary Designs in Transportation Engineering: An amazing online exhibition of yesteryears version of the way we might have travelled. The site was made in conjunction for an exhibition for Berkley university a few years ago. It's an excellent collection of advertisments, illustrations & raw sketches for many machines that never proceeded past the conceptual stages.

Check it out here.

"This exhibit examines some of the efforts to address transportation needs in ways that didn’t quite get off the ground literally or figuratively. Are the designers simply ahead of their time? Are the failures attributable to an infrastructure that never anticipated such a development? Was there ultimately no way to make the new idea work financially?"


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