One would assume that a parking garage created by the designers of the ‘Bird’s Nest’ stadium for Beijing 2008 Olympics would be something special and it truly is. The 1111 Lincoln Road parking garage by Herzog & de Meuron is as much an example of stylish modern design as it is a spacious parking lot.
Germany is where we started our look at stunning parking garages and Germany is where it will all end. This glassy beauty though is in the busy little city of Munster.
The resultant edifice allows for ample natural ventilation and plays off the sun in the sky to create many wonderful hues inside. A parking garage that looks more appealing than many modern homes and villas we stumble across!
Minimalism is a key element in the design of this urban home where bright and bold colors seem almost non-existent. There is a monochromatic white backdrop and it feels like a beautiful empty canvas where life and the specific interest of the homeowner take center stage.
What CAN you do to make money? Yes even at an informal garage sale display can make a big difference. I grouped lovely collectibles on one table and seasonal items on another. There was even a table for books.
(That is besides putting foot to pedal and letting it race ahead!) It is barely any wonder then that the owner of this sophisticated contemporary home in Hong Kong wanted his dream machine to be the focus of a pristine white interior.