Streets are a part of a city where several flows coexist. The ongoing traffic of automobiles and pedestrians occur on a continuous basis at different speeds. The movement of the buses and pedestrians make one realize that the bus stops coexist with these several flows. The design of the Bus Shelter comes from the flow and movements of automobiles, pedestrians and the acts of waiting and standing in line. Waiting in line for the bus has never been an exciting activity. With new changes to the bus stop, the “Flow” will create a new exciting experience for bus riders. The design started off with a box accommodating the functionality of a shelter. The box has a direction that slants to one side which is then divided into ten different loops varying in length, width and intervals to accommodate different functions. The frame is the reinforced to secure the structure of the bus shelter.
The Flow Bus Shelter is designed to act as a street creature rather than a street furniture. A street furniture is static and passive while a street creature creates a life together with participating pedestrians. The street creature lives on the street with daily agendas, sleeps at night, wakes up in the morning and works during the day. His LED lighting strips expresses his daily activities and creates a relationship with the pedestrians.