This sharply dramatic post-Wrightian train, bus, and taxi terminal uses contrasts in colors (red, turquoise, white, silver, and black) and shapes (triangles, columns, half circles, and rectangles). It is a low, horizontal gable-on-hipped-roof structure of black-glazed concrete block, with covered concourses on all sides. Gable-roofed canopies, each with a semicircular recess underneath painted Chinese red, shelter the train and bus platforms. Heavy, round, glass-block columns lit from within support the canopies and extend around the building at the roof's edge. The waiting room seats are grouped in a circle that is veneered in silver transportation sheet metal.
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Battle Creek Intermodal Passenger Facility
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