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Opinion: Issue 353 9 Jan 2009

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Better by design

It is probably safe to say that there have been very few public competitions to design a new type of bus, but that is what London mayor Boris Johnson has achieved with his recent New Bus for London competition.

However, the fact that luxury car manufacturer Aston Martin, which teamed up with architecture practice Foster + Partners, was the joint winner of the competition is somewhat astonishing. After all buses are usually cobbled together as an afterthought by engineers who just raid the lorry...

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