COVID-19 totally shook up our world, it obliterated life as we know it, forcing us to rethink our way of living. Life in a pandemic is a unique adventure (let’s be positive) that unfolds new lessons and experiences every day, life after pandemic? – I wonder what that will be like. Designer Nicolas Abdelkader envisions what the post-pandemic world could be like, and he has proposed an innovative project for it – “The Urgency To Slow Down”. The Urgency To Slow Down is basically a collection of photos featuring “augmented planters”, wherein our means of transportation such as planes, ships, cars and etc double up as planters, and are able to hold trees, plants, shrubs, and basically greenery of any sort! He imagines a world wherein walking and bicycles are our preferred means for traveling from one location to another, and in such a world these Automotives are rendered useless!
Transport infrastructure consists of the mounted installations, together with roads , railways , airways , waterways , canals and pipelines and terminals similar to airports , railway stations , bus stations , warehouses , trucking terminals, refueling depots (including fueling docks and fuel stations ) and seaports Terminals could also be used each for interchange of passengers and cargo and for maintenance. The primary design for an American car with a gasoline internal combustion engine was made in 1877 by George Selden of Rochester, New York Selden applied for a patent for a car in 1879, but the patent application expired because the automobile was by no means constructed. After a delay of sixteen years and a sequence of attachments to his utility, on 5 November 1895, Selden was granted a United States patent ( U.S. Patent 549,a hundred and sixty ) for a two-stroke automotive engine, which hindered, greater … Read More