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Universal Exchanger

Universal Exchanger is a gigantic autoroute exchange hub, built too fast from a preliminary draft by Axel Wappendorf.

The incomplete drawing was misread and, instead of making car travel easier, the Exchanger is a mess on a continental scale. It is dangerous to travel through it. Some sections have been completely abandoned, and may not even be connected to the rest of the system 1).

The Universal Exchanger has been photographed from the air by Michel Ardan in 749 AT 2).