skyway with "PARK" written in bold


By Martin Knowles on August 9, 2016

As an avid cyclist, the parking structure is a building type I rarely have occasion to experience. In a city of outrageous real estate prices, and one gradually shifting away from private car transportation, the elevated parking structure might even be a subject of future heritage value. With their endlessly repeating forms, off-kilter floors, and structural rawness, I have found them to be a surprisingly fascinating place for visual experimentation.

parking garage ramp
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The ubiquitous elevated urban parking structure is a building type not usually known for having particular architecture or other aesthetic value except perhaps as a setting for B-grade horror films. And, if you stop at exactly the right place and the right time…

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