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7 of the world's most beguiling bus stops are in a tiny Austrian village you've never heard of

Waiting at a bus stop is widely held to be one of life's most mundane experiences. But that's no longer so if you happen to be a resident in the small village of Krumbach, western Austria. <!-- -->
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</br>There, the town's cultural association invited seven world-class architects, including Pritzker Prize winners Wang Shu and Lu Wenyu, to design shelters along the local bus route, offering nothing more than a week's free holiday in the region. <!-- -->
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</br>Remarkably, the architects accepted, and the construction was funded entirely through local community's donations, with no public money spent at all. The resulting seven architectural visions, such as this triangular creation by <a href='http://www.architectendvvt.com/' target='_blank'>Architecten De Vylder Vinck Taillieu</a>, turn the humble, hum-drum bus stop into avant-garde landmarks.<!-- -->
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</br>Interviews by <strong><a href='https://twitter.com/M_Veselinovic' target='_blank'>Milena Veselinovic</a></strong>

Waiting at a bus stop is widely held to be one of life's most mundane experiences. But that's no longer so if you happen to be a resident in the small village of Krumbach, western Austria.

There, the town's cultural association invited seven world-class architects, including Pritzker Prize winners Wang Shu and Lu Wenyu, to design shelters along the local bus route, offering nothing more than a week's free holiday in the region.

Remarkably, the architects accepted, and the construction was funded entirely through local community's donations, with no public money spent at all. The resulting seven architectural visions, such as this triangular creation by Architecten De Vylder Vinck Taillieu, turn the humble, hum-drum bus stop into avant-garde landmarks.

Interviews by Milena Veselinovic