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.