Planes, Trains, and Architecture: Transportation's Most Stunning Structures
Between Facebook, Twitter, online streaming, and even 2-Day Shipping, it’s easy to feel like all earthly boundaries and impediments—time, space, geographic features, inconvenience—have been finally transgressed. But your morning commute would very quickly tear you away from any such delusions. Despite all our finger-swiping savvy and invisible cloud infrastructures, we have yet to achieve similar powers of apparition/disapparition that would instantly propel our bodies from place to place. Meaning, there’s still very much a need for planes, trains, and automobiles—and all the architecture that corresponds to each.
These are the finalist from the A+ “Transportation” typology. We’re not only talking airports and bus/train stations here, but also parking structures, port facilities, and boat piers, too. So grab your passport and take advantage of one of these transpiration hubs. Spot a favorite? Make sure to vote for it over at the A+ Public Voting site.
Bodrum International Airport
Carrasco International Airport
Rafael Vinoly Architects
San Francisco International Airport Transit 2
San Francisco, California
BUS & TRAIN STATIONS
Bus station Osijek
J. Mayer H. Architects
The Yardmasters Building
McBride Charles Ryan
Bicycle station ICE Bahnhof Erfurt
Chesapeake Car Park One
Elliott + Associates
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Enlighten your light
UC Davis Medical Center Parking Structure III
Dreyfuss & Blackford
UNI Multimodal Transportation Facility
Cedar Falls, Iowa
PORT FACILITIES & BOAT PIERS
Development of Cruise Terminal Extension Project
Martín Lejarraga arquitecto
Storm Bay, Canada
Marine Company 01
CR Studio Architects, PC
Cometti Truffer Architects
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