Alex Steffen gave a great talk (titled Alex Steffen: the shareable future of cities) in which he showed this image about half way through. For the rest of the talk, this car park stayed in my head.
Is this really good design? Space saver - maybe. But how efficiently could you drive in, be lifted up, park and then go your way? How long would I have to wait to be taken back down and drive out?
About a month ago, I was queued up on the main road just waiting to get into ASDA’s car park. Is this car park of the future going to solve that problem of too many people shopping for ‘groceries’ at the same time?

Alex Steffen gave a great talk (titled Alex Steffen: the shareable future of cities) in which he showed this image about half way through. For the rest of the talk, this car park stayed in my head.

Is this really good design? Space saver - maybe. But how efficiently could you drive in, be lifted up, park and then go your way? How long would I have to wait to be taken back down and drive out?

About a month ago, I was queued up on the main road just waiting to get into ASDA’s car park. Is this car park of the future going to solve that problem of too many people shopping for ‘groceries’ at the same time?

Alex Steffen gave a great talk (titled Alex Steffen: the shareable future of cities) in which he showed this image about half way through. For the rest of the talk, this car park stayed in my head.
Is this really good design? Space saver - maybe. But how efficiently could you drive in, be lifted up, park and then go your way? How long would I have to wait to be taken back down and drive out?
About a month ago, I was queued up on the main road just waiting to get into ASDA’s car park. Is this car park of the future going to solve that problem of too many people shopping for ‘groceries’ at the same time?

Alex Steffen gave a great talk (titled Alex Steffen: the shareable future of cities) in which he showed this image about half way through. For the rest of the talk, this car park stayed in my head.

Is this really good design? Space saver - maybe. But how efficiently could you drive in, be lifted up, park and then go your way? How long would I have to wait to be taken back down and drive out?

About a month ago, I was queued up on the main road just waiting to get into ASDA’s car park. Is this car park of the future going to solve that problem of too many people shopping for ‘groceries’ at the same time?

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