While Vancouver is busily tearing down parkades (parking structures or garages, as others call them), other cities see them as architectural opportunities.  Notably Miami Beach:


After opening the Herzog & De Mueron-designed garage (above) on Lincoln Road, it’s due to cut the ribbon on another by Arquitectonica:


Atlantic Cities posted 16 examples from around the world, like these from Malmo, Sweden, and Kansas City :




Fourteen more here.

And in Vancouver, here’s what we do:

This shot of the Thurlow Street parkade was taken in mid-September, and already gone by now.