Award-winning architect Kazuyo Sejima is designing a new high speed express train for Japan that will blend into the environment. The proposed design is a stark contrast to previous Japanese trains, whose bold, retro-striping was once the norm. The new design will adapt to its surroundings as it travels through the city and countryside. A rendering of the concept shows it cloaked in a matte reflective surface allowing it to nearly disappear into a grassy landscape. Read more at Spoon & Tamago.
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