VOLVO MOBILITY & IMMOBILITY: CONCEPT DESIGN FOR SHANGHAI CITY 2050
Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
The city landscape of China is undoubtedly experiencing rapid transformation. With the fast rate of urbanization it seems plausible that people will live in a vertical city served by new kinds of transportation infrastructure around the year 2050.
This project studied the values of the upper middle class of migrants living in a future Shanghai. Ideation and form development resulted in an aesthetic sculpture informed by the western brand and the eastern culture. This sculpture then inspired the development of a vehicle concept that can act as mobility solution as well as an icon of quality living in the future Chinese home.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
transportation, infrastructure, sculpture, vehicle, mobility solution, car
Engineering and Technology
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-110667OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-110667DiVA: diva2:865080
VOLVO CARS CHINA
Subject / course
Degree Project, Transportation Design
Master's programme in Transportation Design
Horst, Demian, Program director, lecturer