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i assume this is a joke.
Posted Jul 08, 2009 2:07 AM by stevekdublin

Nice concept. More of those are needed.
Posted Jul 08, 2009 8:07 AM by MONARCH

same problem as organic streams design, who's gonna pay for it? And who is going to recognise it as a bus stop? And cigarettes for everybody? Seriously?
Posted Jul 09, 2009 11:07 PM by kavbar

interesting shapes, looks a bit like a 3dsmax generated formula :-)
Posted Jul 10, 2009 10:07 AM by Jergitsch_Wilhelm

it looks like prehistoric time has never gone
Posted Jul 11, 2009 8:07 AM by mollerpower

it is named captain america....gets my 5 stars...OKAY...GO!
Posted Jul 11, 2009 10:07 AM by gottim

dinosaurs are back :-)
Posted Jul 12, 2009 9:07 AM by michael

to expensive to build not functional
Posted Jul 14, 2009 4:07 PM by apenman

doesn't respond to the breif...
Posted Jul 14, 2009 5:07 PM by alexmaxwell

what program did you use?
Posted Jul 17, 2009 4:07 PM by Critique

Best thing here!
Posted Jul 26, 2009 5:07 PM by diego a.k.a tom

calatrava
Posted Jul 31, 2009 4:07 PM by yomama

um, the idea of a bus shelter is to provide SHELTER! it is not a backdrop for easy rider
Posted Aug 02, 2009 8:08 PM by jon999999

One would look ridiculous. Several even moreso. Salt Lake City is NOT Jurassic Park.
Posted Aug 05, 2009 1:08 PM by BriConn2

Nice design Captain Calatrava! I'm sure SLC will be able to come up with some stimulus money to build more than a dozen of these. FYI, budgets do exist.
Posted Aug 17, 2009 10:08 PM by detsea

this is great continue the great work...is just a bus station..
Posted Aug 18, 2009 1:08 AM by heroe1986

You trying to scare the day lights out of the user?
Posted Aug 28, 2009 12:08 PM by DLamb

its a good design but i think its overdone
Posted Aug 31, 2009 6:08 AM by wahab

gud n not overdone bcaz it shows just the structure of inspiration
Posted Aug 31, 2009 6:08 AM by zaheer

o my word
Posted Sep 02, 2009 10:09 PM by TifferzB

incredibly ambitious bus shelter, maybe it has a place in the millionaires playground - Dubai, It is very organic compared to my linear design "solar radiator" although I enjoyed reading about the sustainable technologies.
Posted Sep 08, 2009 11:09 AM by simwoo

way too much
Posted Sep 13, 2009 10:09 PM by VAarchy

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CAPTAIN AMERICA

Submitted by arphenotype on July 07, 2009

“I met a strange lady, she made me nervous; she took me in and gave me breakfast…”

Captain America

Captain America doesn’t want to solve design problems through its form, it rather represents a statement which creates a discussion; an Object which stimulates simultaneous a poetic reaction. Main Idea is to use Nature and to integrate systems (Biomimicry) in nowadays environment.

“This used to be a good country. They are not scared about you, they are scared about what you represent. Oh no, what you represent to them is freedom, freedom in Design; that’s what it is all about. "

The traditional Bus Stop, a place for Waiting, wasted time. Captain America is a place to visit, to hang around. A sculptural solution for a deserted place, located in the middle of the Mojave Desert. Not only for waiting, a shelter for wanderers, which delivers fresh water. It has as Designidol a spikey lizard, Moloch Horridus. The spiky skin gathers water through its extended surface from moisture, rain and humidity and directs it through semi-enclosed channels into the water pockets, which are located at the site of the sculpture.
On one side of the bus Stop is a Bio Algae Reactor which wont deliver Fuel or Energy as known. It creates an dry Algae Bio Matter, which will be substance to smoke. With this new natural tobacco it tries to set a new benchmark of freedom: water and cigarettes for everybody.
The big umbrella also provides shading for those who are waiting, the bench acts as place to sleep, secure hovered from the ground. Each “Captain America” is equipped with a phone, for emergency, but also links this idea to the traditional Mojave Phone Both (orig. number: 714-733-9969). Fans called the both, which is now removed, attempting to get a reply, and a few took trips to the booth to answer, often camping out at the site.

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