Red Bull Design Quest: BMX meets architecture

Europe's finest talent take on the streets of Italy.
By Ric McLaughlin
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Red Bull Design Quest riders
Red Bull Design Quest riders © Olaf Pignataro/Red Bull Content Pool

When we stuffed Simone Barraco, Anthony Perrin, Stefan Lantschner and Matthias Dandois in a van and dispatched them to ride Italy's most spectacular street spots, good pictures were always going to follow... 

Putting it all together
Putting it all together Simone Barraco is famous for his ultra-tech brand of street. Here he proves just as much up a ledge at Pescara, Ponte Del Mare. © Olaf Pignataro/Red Bull Content Pool
Up on the roof
Up on the roof Matthias Dandois takes to the roof of the Torino Palavela. © Olaf Pignataro/Red Bull Content Pool
Anthony whips it out
Anthony whips it out Anthony Perrin's style is similar to Simone's so they work well as a street-smashing combo. Milanese Tailwhip. © Olaf Pignataro/Red Bull Content Pool
Matthias Dandois spinning it out
Matthias Dandois spinning it out Although a bit of a surprise selection for the trip, flatland rider Matthias Dandois got on with the business of riding just about everything. © Olaf Pignataro/Red Bull Content Pool
Tailwhip up high
Tailwhip up high Firing out a whopper on the roof of the Torino Palavela. © Olaf Pignataro/Red Bull Content Pool
Flyover bars
Flyover bars Simone throwing the bars in the strangely organic looking Potenza Pante Musmeci.
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