Designers: Carlo Ratti at Senseable City, Massachussetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Transport category

Light Traffic

A slot‑based intersection that could replace traditional traffic lights, significantly reducing queues and delays.

Researchers from MIT, the Swiss Institute of Technology and the Italian National Research Council have developed a conceptual traffic system that would enable driverless vehicles to drive through intersections without colliding, eliminating the need for signals.

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Transport nominees


The shortlist this year includes transport designs that explore self-driving, electric and energy efficient models and even a 3D printed bus.

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Beazley Designs of the Year

This exhibition comprises 62 nominations across six categories: Architecture, Digital, Fashion, Graphics, Product and Transport. The exhibition and awards showcases some of the most original and exciting products, concepts and designers in the world today.

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