Wordless Wednesday: Gentle Giant Pylons


I believe most everyone has seen these beauties:

A Wireless Communication Tower with a Douglas Fir Tree Facade

These make what most people want (reliable wireless connectivity) possible without the gross exterior of what most don’t want to admit is required (white and red pillars to our relatively newfound appendages).

But what if we used this cloaking technique creatively with other eyesore above-ground infrastructure needs?

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Wordless Wednesday: What if Public Transit Was Beautiful?


Komsomolskaya Station in the Moscow Metro

“If we made public transit infrastructure beautiful like this, [do you] think more people would use it?”

This is what the Sustainable Cities Collective asked their Facebook fanpage a couple weeks ago on Sept. 7th, 2012, and now I am passing that question on to you.

What’s your reply?

PS:
Do you see any beggars? Any terrible musicians vying for spare change? Anybody walking without purpose whatsoever? No. Because this place is too beautiful for that. Everyone has it inside them to appreciate architecture- even in the most passing of ways.

PPS:
Classic trains are gorgeously irreplaceable.

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