Archives for März 2015

März 29, 2015

Cardiff evaluates plans for £100m cable car system

Nigel Roberts, chairman of the Cardiff Business Council, said: “We’ve been thinking and talking about this for the last 18 months. There are discussions in Cardiff of having a new tram system, monorail or bendy buses. Why not dream a bit bigger and go for cable cars? It would be phenomenal. There would be fantastic views across to the Devon coast and up the Bristol channel. But it’s also a practical solution for commuters.”

Read the full article (The Guardian)

März 23, 2015

New Orleans’ answer to the London Eye

The New Orleans firm Perez hopes to build this double-helix gondola-lift tower in time to celebrate the city’s 300th anniversary. Called the New Orleans Tricentennial Tower, the structure is wrapped in a double helix of gondola lifts, has two viewing platforms, and is designed to celebrate the 300th anniversary of the founding of the city which will be marked in 2018.