The Bicycle Rack Reimagined

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April 8, 2014
In Philadelphia, a competition challenges designers to rethink the bicycle rack. Read Full Article
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  The Koi bicycle rack, designed by Juliet Whelan of Philadelphia's Jibe Design Architecture. Photo by Kristen Zubrisky Photography.
    The Koi bicycle rack, designed by Juliet Whelan of Philadelphia's Jibe Design Architecture. Photo by Kristen Zubrisky Photography.
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  "Spiral" by Collin Robinson. Photo by Blake Larson, Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia.
    "Spiral" by Collin Robinson. Photo by Blake Larson, Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia.
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  "Bicycle Rack" by Warren Holzman and Iron Studio. Photo by Blake Larson, Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia.
    "Bicycle Rack" by Warren Holzman and Iron Studio. Photo by Blake Larson, Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia.
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  "Partially Sunny" by Carin Mincemoyer. Photo by Blake Larson, the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia.
    "Partially Sunny" by Carin Mincemoyer. Photo by Blake Larson, the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia.
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  "Bike Cloud" by Ralph Tullie. Photo by Blake Larson, Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia.
    "Bike Cloud" by Ralph Tullie. Photo by Blake Larson, Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia.
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  "Pretzel" by Peter Everett Brown and Barbara Sprague of BrownSprague LLC. Photo by Blake Larson, the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia.
    "Pretzel" by Peter Everett Brown and Barbara Sprague of BrownSprague LLC. Photo by Blake Larson, the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia.
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  "Philadelphia Bike Terminal" by Nathaniel Ross. Photo by Blake Larson, the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia.
    "Philadelphia Bike Terminal" by Nathaniel Ross. Photo by Blake Larson, the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia.
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  Another view of "Koi" by Juliet Whelan. The rack, made from laser-cut stainless steel, was inspired by "the lazy fluidity of koi in a pond," Whelan says. Photo by Kristen Zubrisky Photography
    Another view of "Koi" by Juliet Whelan. The rack, made from laser-cut stainless steel, was inspired by "the lazy fluidity of koi in a pond," Whelan says. Photo by Kristen Zubrisky Photography

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