Induction for public transport is a rapidly developing technology – which is already being commercially developed in Europe.
Already a less attractive element of light rail systems, the removal of overhead wires also removes a serious electrical hazard, makes streets more attractive, and lessens the impact of new systems to existing streets.
Quivering wire crossing by bureau faceB wins Paris bridge competition
Amazing bridge concept by Paris designers. French practice bureau faceB has won a competition to design a bridge across the Seine in Paris with plans for a wobbling crossing of stretched steel cables.
“In Paris, people don’t feel the water,” architect Camille Mourier told Dezeen. “We wanted people to feel that they are crossing.”
I’m involved in a design team that has just completed an open competition for Marions’ Cultural Centre Plaza – all the details and presentations can be found on the Making Marion site.
A barren plaza is proposed to be transformed into the civic heart of Marion.
Check it out at makingmarion.com.au
Design Competition for Parramatta
A new collaborative design competition for Parramatta – architects and landscape architects joining forces to revision Parramatta