ARCHITECTURE

Vote for the Coolest Car Park 2018

Jun 28, 2018 admin

Parking lots aren’t just sad non-places: Looking4 and DesignCurial have chosen the best in the world; you can choose your favorite until 8 July 2018

Garagenatelier, Herdern (Switzerland), by Peter Kunz architektur

Company Looking4 and Magazine DesignCurial have drawn up the shortlist of the world’s most spectacular parking lots 2018 participating in the online competition to choose the coolest of them. Anybody can vote: you just need to go to https://www.looking4.com/uk/blog/worlds-coolest-car-parks. Those who will have voted for their favorite parking lot by 8 July 2018 – end of the competition – will be entered into a prize draw to win a £100 Amazon voucher.

Victoria Gate, Leeds (United Kingdom)

Would you like to vote for “Mister Parking 2018”? You need just a click to participate and get astonished by a kind of architecture we usually neglect. The protagonists of this initiative are Looking4.com, leading company in comparing parking prices of airports, ports and railway stations, and DesignCurial, architecture and design online magazine.

Brisbane Airport Kinetic Parking Garage, Brisbane (Australia)

Together they chose the top 10 parking lots considered as masterpieces of modern architecture, from the one made of cubes embedded into the sloping mountainside in Switzerland to that with vibrant twisted aluminum fin cladding in the United Kingdom, to that with the pixel façade in Australia or the one featuring a ‘canyon-wall’ to provide an abundance of light in Belgium. [Paola Molteni]

Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels (Belgium) by Modulo architects de Jong Gortemaker Algra. (Ph: Lieven van Landschoot)

Here’s the shortlist of parkings contest:

2KM3, Saint Gervais Mont-Blanc (France)

Al Jahra Court Automatic Parking System (Kuwait)

AZ Saint-Lucas, Ghent (Belgium)

Brisbane Airport Kinetic Parking Garage, Brisbane (Australia)

Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels (Belgium)

Garagenatelier, Herdern (Switzerland)

Parcheggio Quick Morelli, Naples (Italy)

RAI Convention Centre Car Park, Amsterdam (Netherlands)

Sinking Ship, Seattle (USA)