Yuhan Zhang Conceives Living Spaces Doubling as Transportation with 2050 Volvo Concept

2050 volvo ‘mobility & immobility’ concept is a visual experiment.
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The city landscape is undoubtedly experiencing rapid transformation. with the fast rate of urbanization, it seems very plausible that people will be live in a vertical city served by new kinds of transportation infrastructure. yuhan zhang works across architecture and automotive design project a vision of the future that sees the living space double functioning as transportation. Her 2050 volvo ‘mobility & immobility’ concept is a visual experiment that imagines capsules with detachable wheels that provide open-endedness ability to move and furniture needs. the concept includes omni-wheels with fused autonomous abilities powered by self-supplied battery packs. retractable suspension accompanied by maglev technology allow it to park anywhere.

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a breakdown of the concept

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each wheel acts as a drone with its own power source

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the interior

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driver interface

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lounge seats offer flexible functionality

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designed for vertical housing

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design options include a glass roof

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sketches by yuhan zhang

Source: designboom.com

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