Weekend 459.1

“A station is far more than a group of buildings where the passenger catches [the] train, buys a ticket, a meal or a newspaper. It expresses the very nature of rail transport. The new stations, with their functional look, provide for a smooth flow of passengers of all times. Clear sign-posting, logical arrangement of essential services and spacious interiors match the bold, clean shapes of the external structures. There is the minimum of pretension, the maximum of practical commonsense in architectural terms.”

Source: British Rail Architecture 1948-1997 by David Lawrence

“Disney typically appeared to be in search of new technologies to enhance story-telling, improve an attraction, or, in this case, develop the EPCOT concept.”

Source: Walt Disney and the Quest for Community by Steve Mannheim

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