By air, rail, or road, these projects are going places
Sheila Kim-Jamet -- Interior Design, 3/1/2009 12:00:00 AM
Kengo Kuma & Associates
Project Hoshakuji Station, Tochigi, Japan.
Standout Diamond-shape plywood coffers, bolted onto the ceiling's steel frame, create a hybrid of the artful and the industrial at this station designed with an in-house team from the East Japan Railway Company.
Photography Edmund Sumner/View.
Delugan Meissl Associated Architects
Project Porsche Museum, Stuttgart, Germany.
Standout Angular planes and paths crisscross this composition of concrete, steel, and glass, contrasting with the sports car's famous curves.
Photography Roland Halbe.
Project Berlin-Schönefeld Airport, Terminal C.
Standout This expanded private terminal's folded, carved surfaces are coated in multicolored epoxy resin, while staggered lighting troughs illuminate the bold scheme.
Photography Linus Lintner/Artur.
Standout Verner Panton's Optik sofa upholstery, a mod carved Tai Ping carpet, and an Eero Saarinen—inspired table represent the playful patterns and luscious curves that fill this 1969 private party jet with psychedelic spirit.
Photography Eric Piasecki.
Project Liège-Guillemins Euro Liège TGV, France.
Standout A steel-framed glazed vault, spanning five train platforms, epitomizes this firm's constant quest to unite architecture and engineering.
Photography Wolfgang Schwager/Artur.