The world's 10 best-designed bus stations

Arriva Headquarters Guimarães

Design: RVDM Arquitectos

Location: Portugal

Arriva Headquarters Guimarães, Northwest Portugal

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Ricardo Vieira de Melo of RVDM Arquitectos conceived the Edifícios Portugueses bus facility to solve certain logistical issues for public transport company Arriva.

Arriva Headquarters Guimarães, Northwest Portugal

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A parking capacity for 96 buses and ample maneuverability presented by the two strategically located buildings gives this bus station a compact yet spacious look.

Arriva Headquarters Guimarães, Northwest Portugal

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Glass-coated lacquer festoons the office building enhancing the view of the landscape while ushering in more sunlight. The maintenance shop faces away from its neighboring buildings to minimise sound pollution.

Arriva Headquarters Guimarães, Northwest Portugal

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