'The Lantern' - Line 1 Metro station, BG. 

Metro Station n.20, Competition Finalist | Shortlist 2012

Nested along the future extension of Metro line 1 and at the local crossroad of Druhzba I and II residential areas, ‘THE LANTERN’ transportation hub weaves together the  district infrastructure needs with a series of unique local open public spaces .
Through an emphasis on the natural light condition below ground and the integration of lighting features (back-lit LED ‘mood walls’) in the station interior and facade,  the design enhances visitors orientation, visual connections and an optimzed orchestration of public flows. seamlessly connecting the immediate urban context to the station’s concourse level and further to the train platforms. 



Credits:

ShaGa Studio: Gary Freedman, Shany Barath and Philip Daniel
with Margherita Del Grosso [MADG] & 
Doro Dietz Architektur Visualisierung.

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