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Commuting Sucks. This Interactive Window Would Make It Better

Commuting Sucks. This Interactive Window Would Make It Better | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

In her project “History Travels With You,” Dutch designer Ilse Heesterbeek hopes to make the commute a little less crappy by turning the soul-sucking slog of public transportation into a fantastical history lesson. In Heesterbeek's proposed design, a public bus is equipped with a transparent touch-screen smart window where text, graphics, video fragments, and interactive buttons offer riders a chance to learn what happened on the streets that they are driving through.

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Explore these mind-blowing photographs of a tunnel being built beneath New York City

Explore these mind-blowing photographs of a tunnel being built beneath New York City | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

I can safely say that the idea of helping build an enormous tunnel beneath the cold, creaking mass of a city is probably my worst nightmare, but these photos kind of make it look okay. In a tunnel-in-the-making you’d be forgiven for confusing with the set of a Prometheus sequel, these men toil day and night to create a brand new tunnel underneath New York, as rigorously documented by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Behind-the-scenes shots are always appreciated, and when they’re showing people working hard to improve a city, all the better.

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