Mex­i­can artists and broth­ers Ivan Puig and Andrés Padil­la Domene decid­ed to tra­verse the near­ly 9,000 km of rail­way in Mex­i­co and Ecuador that, in 1995, was aban­doned and left to decay […] in a strik­ing sil­ver road-rail vehi­cle called SEFT‑1, which they designed and built themselves

A nice exam­ple of appro­pri­at­ing infra­struc­ture for crit­i­cal ends.

(via Mod­ern Ruins: An Artist’s Vehi­cle Designed to Tra­verse 9,000 Kilo­me­ters of Aban­doned Rail­ways in Mex­i­co | Colos­sal)

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Kars Alfrink

Kars is a designer, researcher and educator focused on emerging technologies, social progress and the built environment.