Gallery: Aaron Cheng’s Parking + Housing Building Is a Parking Garage T...

 

Designer Aaron Cheng has come up with an innovative design that solves the twin problems of parking and housing in congested urban areas. Designed for single young professionals, Parking + Housing combines parking and living spaces to maximize space efficiency. During the day, the small prefabricated housing units are compressed to create parking spaces, and then in the evening, the pneumatic shelters expands to turn back into living quarters. Under consideration for a James Dyson Award, Cheng’s thoughtful idea opens up a whole new set of pesky questions for urban planners as well as the commuters who would possibly live there.

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  1. Shannon Slanina April 3, 2013 at 3:46 pm

    Hmm,maybe more of a hotel also what days off. Just a few less spaces or would it be a big deal an holidays would b a issuse on that also some space would need to b fixed for a workable plan.More of a 50/50.thing.

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