Recently, at Uber Elevate, eight companies revealed 16 new skyport designs for Uber Air taxi service. In this article, you will see some of the most impressive designs of them. Uber will negotiate with real estate firms and municipal governments to put skyport on top of garages or other qualified buildings.
"With Uber Air going to be deployed in the next few years, the collection of Skyport Mobility Hub designs shows people a realistic, sustainable vision of basic infrastructure in the communities they live in. I plan to serve ", Head of Uber's design department, John Badalamenti shared. "These designs represent a general purpose, combining a seamless transition between ground-moving such as Uber Pool and air travel with eVTOL aircraft."
Called Sky Loft, the 3,700-square-foot skyport has a lounge, a yard area for users to store bicycles, scooters, landing / take-off yards and grocery stores. It is specifically designed for Melbourne, Australia.
This concept was designed by Corgan for the city of Dallas, Texas. It integrates both restaurant, grocery store, training ground and co-working space. In addition, Connect also has space for service sharing bicycles and scooters.
Meanwhile, Mithun in Los Angeles imagined a combination of parks, parking lots and skyport called SkyPark. The spacious park area on the ground floor helps to improve the landscape and absorb sound, reduce pollution …
Other impressive designs include The Volary by Humphreys & Partners Architects, Dallas Skyport by The Beck Group and Uber Skyport Mobility Hub by BOKA Powell Architects.
Uber Skyport Mobility Hub