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Nov 28, 2011
Design Considerations, Innovations, Morizo Gondola, Residential Concerns

Privacy and Gondolas – Morizo and Kiccoro Gondolas – Aichi, Japan – Expo 2005

The privacy issue is widely seen as an obstacle (and a legitimate one at that) for gondola installations in urban areas, especially given their proximity to people’s homes. In the past, here at the Gondola Project, we’ve discussed several solutions. One of the more innovative approaches — the “Smart Glass” technology on the Bukit Panjang LRT...

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Nov 21, 2011
Dubrovnik Cable Car, Residential Concerns

The Dubrovnik Cable Car

It’s generally accepted that Urban Gondolas and Cable Cars don’t exist in high-density, residential areas. Generally, that is. That’s likely the reason people have such an adverse reaction when proposals bubble up to the surface for systems flying over residential areas. Look at Portland or Burnaby, for example.  How Urban Gondolas and Cable Cars interact...

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