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Central Park, now with more Park!

…solution to this problem. Instead of demolishing the buildings around the park, just surround the park with a wall of mirrors. This not only makes the park seem bigger, it also makes the buildings seem further away as a result, so you see more of the park and less of the concrete jungle. Isn’t that an absolutely marvelous solution?! No wonder this concept secured the 1st prize at the Evolo Skyscraper Competition! Designers: Yitan Sun & Jianshi Wu…

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We Need This Parking Meter NOW!

…n screen and printed on the ticket. If the user is comfortable with new technology they can decide to pay via Contactless Payment system, selecting the time they wish to stay or the amount they are prepared to pay using their phone. The parking system is able to log the selected parking duration and vehicle registration. This information is then accessible to the parking attendants on his rounds with the list of paid vehicle registration numbers….

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Towers in the Park by Mass Studies Studio

…space on a variety of scales accommodates various residential activities and facilitates spontaneous social interactions. We have imagined a spatial condition in which the towers become the park and the park becomes the towers, with the total emerging as a seamless whole. [ Read rest of story here ] Architect: Mass Studies [ Via: Inhabitat ]…

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First LEED Certified Parking Garage

…ch are devoted to electric vehicles) throughout six levels of above ground parking and one and a half levels of below ground parking. Free bicycle storage is also available to encourage alternate transportation. The parking garage, which is the Santa Monica Civic Center parking structure, has a solar panel arrangement that provides all of the building’s energy needs. Not only is the building energy efficient, it also contains many sustainable feat…

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Beautifully Disposed Trash

…branded petals and can include other park names or logos. Ignacio Ciocchini for the Bryant Park Corporation in New York designed this line of litter receptacles but the units are commercial products that are for sale to be used in other urban areas or parks. Other parks in New York, like Herald Square Park, Greeley Square Park and sections of Broadway Boulevard, are already using it and several parks in the United States are currently considering…

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Park It, Mister

…idea of a parking space. Part of a design competition that aimed to give a parking space back to the public. “Person Parking” seems to be made for a low-traffic area in a strip mall district, don’t you think? Text from Springtime: Duepercinque is a design competition part of the Public Design Festival in Milan. The mission: develop a creative solution for a parking spot of 2×5 meter (due per cinque), returning it to the public domain in a positive…

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Energy Seed: A Yanko Love Story

Listen, we all love Sungwoo Park here, don’t deny it. There’s been more than one satisfied reader here on Yanko when it comes to Sungwoo. But this time, the reader took an extra step and became an inspired advocate for action. This reader cum designer, Jerome Demers, took the Sungwoo Energy Seed concept and made it DIY and desktop sized. Don’t you want to play along with the “dead” batteries too? The parts used to make this contraption are intuit…

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