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30 Spectacular Transit Stations

From Glass-Domed Subway Stops to Sunken Transit Structures

— October 23, 2013 — Art & Design
When it comes to commuting through local transit systems, people often walk through these hubs without even looking up, but these spectacular transit stations are offering commuters a much more modern and artistic place to travel through.

With subways and train stations being utilized by thousands of people on a daily basis, renovating these structures into contemporary designs and abstract shapes is a great way to get people to stop and notice. A creative way to turn structures that are commonly used into magnificent pieces of artwork, these spectacular transit systems will definitely make commuting to work or school something to look forward to.

From eco-friendly transit centres to those that feature subway slides, these mind-blowing transit stations will definitely turn an average commute into an artistically eye-opening experience.
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Serene Bus Stop Captures
Serene Bus Stop Captures
Jack Hinds' 'Twenty-6ix' Series Reveals the Beauty of Public Transport
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Hill-Buried Transit Hubs
Hill-Buried Transit Hubs
This Mogadouro Bus Station Sinks Into its Setting
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Devastated Transit Terminals
Devastated Transit Terminals
Epanalepsis Shakes its Neighborhood with an Architectural Earthquake
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Cellular Train Terminals
Cellular Train Terminals
This Chicago Union Station Proposal Affords Much More Organic Circulation
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Wickedly Winding Transport Rails
Wickedly Winding Transport Rails
The West Kowloon Terminus Connects Hong Kong and Beijing
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Coral-Like Subway Canopies
Coral-Like Subway Canopies
The Donostialdea Metro-Station Entrance by Snohetta is Sculptural
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Glass-Domed Subway Stops
Glass-Domed Subway Stops
The New York Fulton Street Station Provides Commuters with Natural Light
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Alluring Metro Photography
Alluring Metro Photography
The Nick Frank Subway Series Finds Visionary Beauty Underground
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Subterranean Subway Art
Subterranean Subway Art
Tracy Fitzpatrick's Virtual Tour of Art & Design in The NYC Subway
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Transit Tunnel Turbines
Transit Tunnel Turbines
The City Speed Turbine Harnesses Wind Power from Vehicles
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Ecofied Transit Centers
Ecofied Transit Centers
San Francisco Transbay Transit Center Gets Go-Ahead Funds
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Sunken Transit Structures
Sunken Transit Structures
The Malmo Central Station Combines the Old with the New
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Subway Slides
Subway Slides
HIK Ontwerpers Gives City Commuters a Post-Transit Thrill
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Spiraling Transit Stations
Spiraling Transit Stations
The Newport Station in Wales is a Futuristic Eco-Efficient Hub
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Suctioning Subway Stations
Suctioning Subway Stations
The Quicksand-Like Monte St Angelo Station in Naples
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Subway Cars as Art Studios
Subway Cars as Art Studios
The Village Underground
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Underground Cathedrals
Underground Cathedrals
Admire the Beauty of the Stunning New York City Hall Station
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Greening Train Stations
Greening Train Stations
Birmingham's New Street Station
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Ship-Like Transit Hubs
Ship-Like Transit Hubs
The King Abdullah Financial District Metro Station is Undulating
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Disco-Inspired Transit Stops
Disco-Inspired Transit Stops
U-Bahnhof by Pfarre Lighting Design Features Interactive Subway Art
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Textured Transit Exits
Textured Transit Exits
Paul Raff Follies Provides Aesthetic Emergency Egress into Nature
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Arching Ribbon Transit Terminals
Arching Ribbon Transit Terminals
The Sofia Metro Station 20 Concept Features an Undulating Canopy
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Lavish Lattice Train Stations
Lavish Lattice Train Stations
Tianjin's High Speed Rail Station is a Transit Cathedral of Light
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Future Transit Hubs
Future Transit Hubs
Chicago Union Station Aims to Move Crowds Through Clouds
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Urban Subterranean Gardens
Urban Subterranean Gardens
The LowLine Underground Park Hopes to Recapture the Past Futuristically
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Upstream Urban Commutes
Upstream Urban Commutes
The Aqualis Pier Concept for Moscow River by Andrew Bedov
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Smoldering Train Stations
Smoldering Train Stations
The Anisotropic by Handan Yalki Takes its Form from Curling Flames
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Public Transit 2.0
Public Transit 2.0
Florence TAV Station
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Transmutating Transit Stops
Transmutating Transit Stops
Dennis Oppenheim Bus Home Links Passengers to Destinations
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Recycled Subway Spaces
Recycled Subway Spaces
Adam Kushner Uses Reclaimed Materials to Make an Epic Apartment
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