Turn a Car's Parking Lot into a Garden

While still being able to park your car

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Mon, Oct 1st, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

Natalie Harb showcased the Urban Hives concept at the Beirut Design Week 2018, features a raised garden above a parking spot. The car can still have a place to wait for you and the sun goes to the plants, rather than on your empty seat.

While large green areas in Beirut have become rare, small gardens are also disappearing due to the rampant construction of large real estate projects replacing an older urban heritage fabric that was often characterized by the garden house “Urban hives” proposes to reintroduce the garden in parking lots. The proposed car-sized lightweight structure, raised above the car, is a lifted garden characterized by urban farming and beehives. Installed in two parkings in Beirut in the frame of Beirut Design Week 2018

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