Kazuyo Sejima Designs New Express Train for Japan

Kazuyo Sejima Designs New Express Train for Japan, © Seibu Railway
© Seibu Railway

Kazuyo Sejima is designing a new express train for Japan. Commissioned by Seibu Group, the Limited Express train would be a "friendly" addition to the company's "Red Arrow" series, which so far boasts brightly colored, traditional designs that stand out from the surroundings.

Much like Sejima's architecture, the initial concept reveals a light, semi-transparent design that allows the train to blend into the landscape.

The Pritzker Prize-winning architect and co-founder of SANAA is responsible for designing the train's exterior and interior. It is expected to complete in 2018. 

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Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "Kazuyo Sejima Designs New Express Train for Japan" 16 Mar 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/783939/kazuyo-sejima-designs-new-express-train-for-japan/>