Gallery: Intexure Architects Transform Parking Garage Into a Rooftop Ze...

While useful and efficient in packing away a lot of cars, parking garages aren't the most attractive feature adorning today's urban landscape. On top of their often unsightly appearance, these garages also soak up a lot of heat during the day contributing
 
While useful and efficient in packing away a lot of cars, parking garages aren't the most attractive feature adorning today's urban landscape. On top of their often unsightly appearance, these garages also soak up a lot of heat during the day contributing to urban heat island effect. But as Houston-based Intexure will tell you, there are certainly ways to improve on their design, particularly by transforming the rooftop of each garage into a public garden space. Recently revamped, the Houston Medical Center was once dull and unattractive with a parking garage rooftop, but now finds itself hosting a tranquil oasis and meditative garden for patients and their families to find quiet respite.

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  1. lazyreader January 24, 2011 at 7:52 am

    Not bad. Though I’m a skeptic of Zen, FengShui, chi and other spiritual crap. I admit its nice looking. Could use a few flowers. Though I doubt very few people will use it to meditate (more like sneak a cigarette)

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