California has been a leader in green energy usage across the US and the Santa Monica Civic Center Parking Garage is another of its clean energy innovations. This beautiful and colorful parking garage is one of the first on the planet to be LEED-certified.
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.
Designer Axel Peemoeller took the whole color-coding of parking garages to a new level by creating a vivid atmosphere where different colored lines lead you to various exits.
Adaptive reuse does much more than just save historic buildings and cut back on construction costs and wastage of resources. It is undoubtedly the biggest reason for the newfound love of all things ‘modern industrial’.
The innovative spiral turbines extend from the base of the parking space to the roof and their corkscrew design taps into whatever wind power is on offer.
is a task that demands the right planning and a bit of ingenuity. A spacious garage can act as much more than a dedicated home office and studio. It can also be your second living area or an informal hangout and homework area for kids when needed.