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BOKA Powell publishes his design for the futuristic Uber Skyport
The Dallas architectural firm is one of several to offer designs for the Skyports, which could be the landing base for the plane that Uber said may fly as early as 2020.
BOKA Powell has released its futuristic Skyport vision for an urban airport structure to support UberAIR’s vertical take-off and landing taxis.
The Dallas architectural firm is one of several that will offer designs for the skyports, which could be the landing pads for the aircraft. Uber said Uber may be flying between 1,000 and 2,000 feet above the city’s sky by 2020.
BOKA Powell said his inspiration comes from “the dynamics of flight that connects Uber car passengers to Uber’s VTOL network through an open-air vertically oriented structure.”
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