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i like the design but i feel its out of context in modern salt lake city
Posted Jul 27, 2009 7:07 PM by mmarin

a decent attempt.
Posted Jul 29, 2009 1:07 PM by COLLECTIVE-atelier

Lack of seating area.
Posted Aug 27, 2009 2:08 AM by amcauslan

This design suits very well for warmer countries, but cannot work for countries like Sweden. 3 stars from me.
Posted Aug 27, 2009 11:08 AM by CypukaT

It is appealing. I wonder if the designer knows how agressive bambo becomes once it takes root. We wouldn't have very long to see how green this one would become. It is plesant to look at.
Posted Aug 28, 2009 1:08 PM by DLamb

i think it doesnt fit an urban environment. it would be out of place
Posted Aug 29, 2009 1:08 AM by brutus

A little out of context at the U. The low things look like tripping hazards.
Posted Sep 24, 2009 11:09 AM by brandonharvey

Posted Sep 25, 2009 6:09 AM by blyjaramillo

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Organic Campus

Submitted by Chenlu on July 26, 2009

Inspired by the spirit of the campus and city, Organic Campus provides an innovative solution for a bus stop that emphasizes environmental, social, and economical sustainability, as well as user experience and comfort.

The naturally flowing forms blur the lines between the walls and ceiling, the interior and exterior, the new and the pre-existing, poetically combining every aspect of the design together as one. This dynamic form represents a tree, a tree of growth and hope for the campus and city.

The tried and true green roof scheme provides space for plant life, as well as shade and cooling in the hot summers. Treated wood from local manufacturers is used in the interior to provide a sense of warmth and comfort for the user. There will be three trees planted for every tree used, to emphasize environmental sustainability.

Accessories include a scrolling LED display that notifies the user on when the next bus arrives, wireless hotspot, and additional seating for peak times. Fluorescent light is placed on top of the display for visibility and safety at night. Accessibility is emphasized, including easy wheelchair access, remote infrared audible signage for the visually impaired, and multiple escape routes. Bike racks and vending can be added onto the design.

A symbol of sustainability, growth, and diversity, Organic Campus is a physical manifestation of the forward thinking spirit of the University of Utah and the Salt Lake City.

If you like this, please give it a good rating and comment.

Sponsored by the Utah Transit Authority, Federal Transit Authority and The University of Utah