Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Unusual but Creative Bus Stop Designs Around the World

Creative and unusual bus stop designs that make the time you spend waiting for the bus a bit more bearable.

Curitiba Bus Stop – Futuristic public transport bus stop in Curitiba, Brazil.

Guarana Antarctica Bus Stop – Football goal posts were placed in bus shelters around Sao Paulo, Brazil to promote the World Cup.

Istanbul, Turkey McDonalds Bus Stop – The world abounds in Mc Donald’s fast food restaurants. A while ago in Istanbul, Mc Donald’s even opened restaurants in bus stops. A creative and visually impactive concept that enhanced the brand’s visibility better than any classic advertising billnoard.

Ventura, CA Bus Stop – A bus stop in Ventura, California designed by Dennis Oppenheim.

Germany, Simpsons Bus Stop – The Simpsons bus stop in Germany. An advertisement for the movie.

Strawberry Bus Stop – Strawberry bus stop from Japan.

Yosemite Falls Bus Stop – Beautiful Yosemite Falls trail bus stop is perfectly suited for the setting.

Hammock Bus Stop – Relax while you wait for the bus to arrive.

Air Conditioned Bus Stop – Fully enclosed bus stop with air conditioning in Dubai.

Casar de Caceres Bus Stop – This minimalist structure that looks like a single sheet of white concrete was designed by architect Justo García Rubío and located in Casar de Caceres, Spain.

oroccan Style Bus Stop – No ordinary bus stop decorated by Iris Hynd in Cornwall, England.

Estonian Bus Stop – Beautiful bus stop design from Estonia.

Watermelon Bus Stop – Creative watermelon bus stop in Ishaya, Japan.

School Bus Bus Stop – Unusual “school bus” bus stop from Athens, Ga. The bus shelter is made from 3 old school buses.

Swing Bus Stop – Creative London bus stop by Bruno Taylor gives commuters a chance to have a little bit of playtime while they wait for the bus.

Vitra Bus Stop – Bus stop designed for the Vitra design museum in Germany.

Sheffield Bus Stop – Creative bus shelter with grass roof in Sheffield, England.

LED Bus Stop – Designed as part of the smart mobilities project, this bus stop was presented in Paris in 2008. Users waiting inside the bus stop could engage via a touch screen interface while pedestrians waiting outside could interact with a 6ft. custom LED display.

Tomato Bus Stop – Tomato-shaped bus stop in western Japan

IKEA Bus Stop Advertisement – IKEA placed a sofa in a bus stop in Istanbul, Turkey.

Future Bus Stop

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