The Grass Is Always Greener—Japanese Architects Green-Up A Parking Structure

We love this idea! Faced with the necessity of convenient and efficient urban parking – a few architects are asking “what else could this be..?”  Here is an excellent reply.

Part green space/passive park, part street savvy art gallery – this proposal makes this block long hunk of infrastructure into a contributor.

Other worthy parking structure precedents have been set by Moore Ruble Yudell at the Santa Monica Civic Center, Brian Healy on Lincoln Street in Boston and Rob Quigley at UCSD in San Diego. This Zen garden version of a mixed-use garage is both wonderfully simple and emulative.

To read the full article, please click on the link below:
Cheungvogl experiment with green-wall gallery-style car park in heart of Tokyo

This entry was posted in Architecture, Design, Sustainable+Green and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to The Grass Is Always Greener—Japanese Architects Green-Up A Parking Structure

  1. Thomas says:

    ha, I will test my thought, your post give me some good ideas, it’s truly awesome, thanks.

    – Thomas

  2. bet365 italia says:

    Hi! This was a really excellent theme!
    I come from roma, I was fortunate to search your topic in yahoo.
    Also I get much in your topics, really thank your very much. I will come daily.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *