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Parking Design by Lawrence Scarpa

Parking Design By Lawrence Scarpa Without parking structures, cars would sprawl across the landscapes of our cities worldwide. For more than 100 years, such “garages” have provided an engineered solution to the problem of long-term parking, freeing on-street spaces for short-term users. The first garages appeared much like any other conventionally enclosed building because early [&hellip

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Brian Fitzsimmons

1. How have trends or evolutions in the design process, technological advancements, and/or societal issues inspired new thought and solutions for this building type? Guardian Parking is a covered parking lot in a redeveloping urban area of the midwest United States. People are moving back to the cities. People want to walk. But the economics [&hellip

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Birk Heilmeyer und Frenzel Gesellschaft von Architekten

1. How have trends or evolutions in the design process, technological advancements, and/or societal issues inspired new thought and solutions for this building type? The car park in Coesfeld-Lette is mainly used by female employees of the company “Ersting’s family”. The client asked specifically for a building with a friendly and light atmosphere and no [&hellip

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Christof Jantzen

1. How have trends or evolutions in the design process, technological advancements, and/or societal issues inspired new thought and solutions for this building type? Parking garages are mostly utilitarian in nature and typically not the type of building project that creates a lot of excitement amongst designers and architects. The results are mostly concrete structure [&hellip

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Robert Winkel

1. How have trends or evolutions in the design process, technological advancements, and/or societal issues inspired new thought and solutions for this building type? The importance of Craftmanship and the ‘art of making’ is getting more and more important in recent years. Our office is particularly interested in modern and contemporary production techniques to obtain [&hellip

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Lawrence Scarpa

1. How have trends or evolutions in the design process, technological advancements, and/or societal issues inspired new thought and solutions for this building type? Alternatives to traditional public schools are transforming public education so that students are prepared for college, leadership, and life. In addition, they help parents organize and demand more of their neighborhood [&hellip

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Hill Thalis Architecture

Architype Dialogue presents Philip Thalis What was the most difficult issue about working on an adaptive reuse project or the most unexpected challenge that may have influenced new thought in your project? Like many cities, Sydney is dotted with disused, dilapidated or mutilated former theatres. How to adapt such buildings while respecting their fabric and [&hellip

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Times Eureka Pavilion

Architype Dialogue presents Marcus Barnett – Marcus Barnett With this particular landscape architecture project, what was the most difficult issue your firm faced or the most unexpected challenge that may have influenced new thought and unique approaches in the project?
 This particular project was dictated by an unusually conceptual client brief. One of the initial [&hellip

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Massimiliano Patrignani & Monica Zaffini

What was the most difficult issue about weaving the environmental graphics into this building or the most unexpected challenge that may have influenced new design thoughts in this project? The most difficult issue was dealing with the relation between our proposed signage system and the Zaha Hadid’s building. An approach characterized by the respect for [&hellip

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