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Transportation + Infrastructure

Dhaka, Bangladesh. Worshippers travel on overcrowded trains after attending the Muslim festival of Bishwa Ijtema. Photograph: Mohammad Ponir Hossain/Reuters

Where are the world's best metro systems?

After failing five times in 30 years to create a metro system, Guangzhou's first metro line was finally opened in 1997 and a second line was opened in 2002.

Guangzhou didn't have a metro until 1997, now it also has a high-speed train to Beijing

Infrastructure investment exploded in 2004 when the city was awarded the 2010 Asian Games. In the ensuing six years, the council spent $11 billion (RMB 70 billion) on the metro system. more

 


AIANY Transportation + Infrastructure Design Excellence Awards

Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Subway Station. Adamson Associates Architects

Part of a significant extension for Toronto Transit Commission’s York and Toronto subway, the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre (VMC) forms the terminus of the Spadina Subway Extension—one of six new stations on the route. Serving one of Canada’s fastest growing municipalities, the project provides... more

Second Avenue Subway Stations. AECOM-Arup Joint Venture (AAJV)

 


Hyundai unveils new Uber air taxi design

In the S-A1, Hyundai has become the first partner of Uber Elevate, Uber’s grand plan for transforming urban transportation by taking its ride-sharing business model to the sky.

Hyundai and Uber team on the S-A1 at CES 2020

Hyundai’s S-A1 design builds on the design concepts established and shared by Uber Elevate in an attempt to help manufacturers stake a claim in the embryonic air taxi market. more

Hyundai's urban transportation Hub concept will let passengers switch from air to ground transport, and much more besides

New Product Showcase


 
 
1-800-Bollards
Supplier of architectural and security bollards that protect property, assets, and people across the world.

Acker-Stone
Leading the way in manufacturing innovative and environmentally conscience pavers.

Advance Lifts
We have maintained that position through innovative design, quick deliveries and superior service.

Closetmaid
We offer functional, durable, and attractive storage systems designed and engineered...
Coverall Stone
We are a full-service stone fabricator specializing in functional and custom stone design.  

Designed Security
Offers a complete line of Turnstiles, Tailgate/ Piggybacking Detection Systems and Door Alarm...
DKS Doorking
One of the country’s largest manufacturers of automated vehicular gate operators, telephone entry...

Eco Arbor Design
Deck Tiles and pedestal pavers is our business.
Fakro
Fakro is the most dynamic and fastest growing roof window manufacturer in the world.
Fimbel Architectural Door
We specialize in manufacturing quality carriage house overhead doors and commercial overhead...

Goliath Tech                        
Manufacturer and installer of helical screw piles.

Innovative Glass Corporation
Innovative Glass has been providing Dynamic Glass Solutions since 2003.

Invisible Structures
Manufacturer of environmentally friendly site development products.

Just Manufacturing
Leading producer of commercial grade stainless steel sinks, faucets and application specific...

Key Resin
Offers the industry experience and product quality to meet the demands of your specific polymer flooring...

Miami Awning
Miami Awning has been a nationally recognized innovator in awning design, engineering and application.
Overhead Door
Overhead Door is one of the most recognized and respected brands in the garage door industry.

Pacific MDF
Pacific Trim is a manufacturer of interior MDF mouldings.

   
Quiet Rock by Pabco
QuietRock®, the first and most technically advanced sound reducing drywall in the industry.

 
Rebco
Unparalleled ability to fabricate to your custom specifications.
 
Speedymason
Revolutionizing the thin brick industry with composite panel systems for thin brick and stone application.

   
Sun Charge Systems
An innovative line of solar powered charging stations that allow users to plug in, charge up and stay...  

 
Tilt-A-Way by Ideal Manufacturing
Automatic high security vertical pivot gates for high or low security applications.

 
Wayne Dalton
Wayne Dalton is the only source for the latest garage door and garage door opener features.

Innovators - A Look Back

 

Pete Dye  
1926 - 2020
“One of the most important golf course architects of this or any generation.”

 

"Picasso of golf architecture", his golf courses have held four major championships, most recently at Whistling Straits in Wisconsin, which will host the Ryder Cup this year. He also had several courses on the PGA Tour, mostly notably TPC Sawgrass in Florida, where the Stadium Course has held the Players Championship since 1982. more WA Post

 

Joe Bertony
1924- 2019
"It would have taken many minds and many rounds of trial and error, and a much longer time and a much bigger budget, to get those ribs in the air if Joe hadn't been there. Other solutions would have lacked his elegance and genius."

 

 

The spy who helped mastermind the Sydney Opera House. "he was a very quiet man; he watched the room around him, and he took the cues from others around him in the room. He said that often that was a skill from being a spy - watching how people were and taking cues from them". more France24

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