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Uber has unveiled futuristic concept images for & # 39; Skyports & # 39 ;, which serve as stations where passengers could greet the company's flying cabs. These & # 39; airports & # 39; can be linked to existing buildings and would enable people to board and disembark. Here, the Gensler concept
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Uber has unveiled futuristic concept images for & # 39; Skyports & # 39 ;, which serve as stations where passengers could greet the company's upcoming flying taxis.

These & # 39; airports & # 39; can be linked to existing buildings and enable people to board and disembark from Uber Air vehicles.

Eight firms & # 39; s unveiled sixteen new designs for skyports at Uber Elevate, its initiative to launch uberAIR, the electric air ride service today.

The ride-sailing company works together with project developers and cities to install skyports on top of parking garages and other under-utilized structures.

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Uber has unveiled futuristic concept images for & # 39; Skyports & # 39 ;, which serve as stations where passengers could greet the company's flying cabs. These & # 39; airports & # 39; can be linked to existing buildings and would enable people to board and disembark. Here, the Gensler concept

Uber has unveiled futuristic concept images for & # 39; Skyports & # 39 ;, which serve as stations where passengers could greet the company's flying cabs. These & # 39; airports & # 39; can be linked to existing buildings and would enable people to board and disembark. Here, the Gensler concept

& # 39; With the first launch of Uber Air just a few years away, this collection of Skyport Mobility Hub concepts sets a vision for the infrastructure needed in the communities we want to serve & # 39 ;, Uber Elevate said, head of the design, John Badalamenti.

The company invited architectural firms to imagine how connected Skyport hubs could be integrated into the urban landscape of Los Angeles, Dallas and Melbourne.

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A concept designed with Los Angeles in mind, Gensler & # 39; s Skyport design has stores and restaurants.

The vision of the design and architectural firm on sharing the sky is daring and promises & # 39; the way people experience cities & # 39; to change.

Their concept, called CitySpace, consists of four components: the Final Approach and Takeoff (FATO) section, the lifts and the boarding point.

Passengers who have traveled to the ports with e-bikes, e-scooters and electric cars would have the opportunity to dock and charge their vehicle in the CitySpace.

Eight firms & # 39; s unveiled sixteen new designs for skyports at Uber Elevate, its initiative to launch uberAIR, the electric air ride service today. The ride-sailing company works together with project developers and cities to install skyports. Here, the CitySpace concept from Gensler

Eight firms & # 39; s unveiled sixteen new designs for skyports at Uber Elevate, its initiative to launch uberAIR, the electric air ride service today. The ride-sailing company works together with project developers and cities to install skyports. Here, the CitySpace concept from Gensler

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Eight firms & # 39; s unveiled sixteen new designs for skyports at Uber Elevate, its initiative to launch uberAIR, the electric air ride service today. The ride-sailing company works together with project developers and cities to install skyports. Here, the CitySpace concept from Gensler

Uber & # 39; s have revealed futuristic concept images for & # 39; Skyports & # 39; - airports where passengers could greet a flying taxi. Skyports are the areas where people can get in and out of Uber Air vehicles. Here, design Uber Air Skyport

Uber & # 39; s have revealed futuristic concept images for & # 39; Skyports & # 39; - airports where passengers could greet a flying taxi. Skyports are the areas where people can get in and out of Uber Air vehicles. Here, design Uber Air Skyport

Uber & # 39; s have revealed futuristic concept images for & # 39; Skyports & # 39; – airports where passengers could greet a flying taxi. Skyports are the areas where people can get in and out of Uber Air vehicles. Here, design Uber Air Skyport

The vision of the design and architectural firm on sharing the sky is daring and promises & # 39; the way people experience cities & # 39; to change. Their concept, called CitySpace, consists of four components - the Final Approach and Takeoff (FATO) section, lifts and boarding point

The vision of the design and architectural firm on sharing the sky is daring and promises & # 39; the way people experience cities & # 39; to change. Their concept, called CitySpace, consists of four components - the Final Approach and Takeoff (FATO) section, lifts and boarding point

The vision of the design and architectural firm on sharing the sky is daring and promises & # 39; the way people experience cities & # 39; to change. Their concept, called CitySpace, consists of four components – the Final Approach and Takeoff (FATO) section, lifts and boarding point

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There would be a concession village with restaurants and shops, as well as a health and wellness center in the terminal where passengers can browse.

They would then travel to the top of the CitySpace, where a flying taxi would be waiting for them, according to Gensler.

Although the images are still concepts, it doesn't take long before they become reality.

Gensler claims that the CitySpace could be rolled out in Dallas and Los Angeles as early as 2023.

Diane Hoskins, co-CEO at Gensler, explained: & Uber is more than a transportation company; they are groundbreaking when it comes to an air experience that is accessible to everyone, where they live, work and play.

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& # 39; These rapidly approaching changes taking place in urban areas accelerate dramatic changes in the built environment of cities.

Passengers would travel to the top of the buildings, where a flying taxi would be waiting for them, Gensler said. Uber unveils futuristic & # 39; Skyports & # 39; where passengers could greet FLYING taxi & # 39; s

Passengers would travel to the top of the buildings, where a flying taxi would be waiting for them, Gensler said. Uber unveils futuristic & # 39; Skyports & # 39; where passengers could greet FLYING taxi & # 39; s

Passengers would travel to the top of the buildings, where a flying taxi would be waiting for them, Gensler said. Uber unveils futuristic & # 39; Skyports & # 39; where passengers could greet FLYING taxi & # 39; s

Although the images are still concepts, it doesn't take long before they become reality. Gensler claims that the CitySpace could be rolled out in Dallas and Los Angeles as early as 2023. Here Corgan introduced & # 39; s new concept CONNECT

Although the images are still concepts, it doesn't take long before they become reality. Gensler claims that the CitySpace could be rolled out in Dallas and Los Angeles as early as 2023. Here Corgan introduced & # 39; s new concept CONNECT

Although the images are still concepts, it doesn't take long before they become reality. Gensler claims that the CitySpace could be rolled out in Dallas and Los Angeles as early as 2023. Here Corgan introduced & # 39; s new concept CONNECT

The company invited architectural firms to imagine how connected Skyport hubs could be integrated into the urban landscape of Los Angeles, Dallas and Melbourne. One concept, designed with Los Angeles in mind, has to do with shopping at Gensler airport
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The company invited architectural firms to imagine how connected Skyport hubs could be integrated into the urban landscape of Los Angeles, Dallas and Melbourne. One concept, designed with Los Angeles in mind, has to do with shopping at Gensler airport

The company invited architectural firms to imagine how connected Skyport hubs could be integrated into the urban landscape of Los Angeles, Dallas and Melbourne. One concept, designed with Los Angeles in mind, has to do with shopping at Gensler airport

They would then travel to the top of the CitySpace, where a flying taxi would be waiting for them, according to Gensler

They would then travel to the top of the CitySpace, where a flying taxi would be waiting for them, according to Gensler

They would then travel to the top of the CitySpace, where a flying taxi would be waiting for them, according to Gensler

& # 39; Gensler & # 39; s mission is to create a better world through the power of design, and our Skyports offer an opportunity to shape our cities for tomorrow while creating a more human experience today. & # 39;

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Also designed with Los Angeles in mind, the skyport from SHoP is made to handle 72 Uber Air journeys per hour. There is also space for bicycles, scooters and charging electric vehicles.

There would be a concession village with restaurants and shops, as well as a health and wellness center in the terminal where passengers can browse. They would then travel to the top of the CitySpace. Here, the "Arc" concept of the SHoP architect in Los Angeles.

There would be a concession village with restaurants and shops, as well as a health and wellness center in the terminal where passengers can browse. They would then travel to the top of the CitySpace. Here, the "Arc" concept of the SHoP architect in Los Angeles.

There would be a concession village with restaurants and shops, as well as a health and wellness center in the terminal where passengers can browse. They would then travel to the top of the CitySpace. Here, the & # 39; Arc & # 39; concept of the SHoP Architect in Los Angeles.

There would be a concession village with restaurants and shops, as well as a health and wellness center, in the passenger terminal to browse through the concepts.

There would be a concession village with restaurants and shops, as well as a health and wellness center, in the passenger terminal to browse through the concepts.

There would be a concession village with restaurants and shops, as well as a health and wellness center, in the passenger terminal to browse through the concepts.

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& # 39; To celebrate Uber's vision of our future in the field of shared transport, we have shaped the architecture around the experience of boarding and take-off, that bold first step into the future of city flight & # 39 ;, said project director Shannon Han from SHoP Architects.

& # 39; Whether it's the first time or the fiftieth, walking on the trail, under the arch of the wing-like roof, the experience of every rider will be dramatically enhanced.

& # 39; The balance of the design is intended to effortlessly support the immediacy of that moment. & # 39;

& # 39; These designs represent a synergy of purpose, orchestrating a seamless transition between ground transit such as Uber Pool and eVTOL aircraft on the asphalt roof – and at the same time contributing to the surrounding neighborhood, & # 39; said Mr. Badalamenti.

& # 39; Architectural minds are responsible for presenting the world in a way that does not yet exist and making it a reality. & # 39;

WHAT IS UBER AIR AND HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

UberAir is a network of small, electric planes that enable four-person flights to destinations in densely populated areas. Artist & # 39; s impression shown
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UberAir is a network of small, electric planes that enable four-person flights to destinations in densely populated areas. Artist & # 39; s impression shown

UberAir is a network of small, electric planes that enable four-person flights to destinations in densely populated areas. Artist & # 39; s impression shown

UberAir is a network of small, electric planes that enable four-person flights to destinations in densely populated areas.

The & # 39; electric vertical take-off and landing vehicles & # 39; (eVTOL & # 39; s) differ from helicopters because they are quieter, safer, more affordable and more environmentally friendly, according to Uber.

Users will order the aircraft via the Uber app, just like a company taxi.

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Once they have chosen a UberAIR ride, the spacecraft will fly to the nearest & # 39; Skyport & # 39; – a series of launch platforms throughout the city.

Uber estimates that a fully electric ride of 320 km / h on the other side of the Los Angeles sky is price competitive with a UberX ride of the same distance.

Uber predicts that travel from LAX to the Staples Center during rush hour can be reduced from a maximum of 1 hour and 20 minutes on the ground to less than 30 minutes with UberAir.

The forecast includes UberX transfers to and from UberAir starting blocks – the flight over LA itself takes about four minutes, the company said.

  The plan will be based on a network of & # 39; Skyports & # 39 ;, allowing the VTOL Uber Air vessel to take off and land on rooftops across the country.

  The plan will be based on a network of & # 39; Skyports & # 39 ;, allowing the VTOL Uber Air vessel to take off and land on rooftops across the country.

The plan will be based on a network of & # 39; Skyports & # 39 ;, allowing the VTOL Uber Air vessel to take off and land on rooftops across the country.

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