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The 1929 Michigan Theater in Detroit now serves as a parking lot, the disonnance between its architecture and current usage symptomatic of the former industrial boom city's inexorable decline; photo Sean Hemmerle

When Joni Mitchell sang that ‘they paved paradise and put up a parking lot’, she neatly expressed our none-too-positive relationship with that most modern of building types, the car park. Architonic invites you to pull up to the bumper and take a look at a number of recent parking-garage projects that attempt to put a bit of love back into it all.

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Raumstation Irnharting by x architekten

Raumstation Irnharting by x architekten

The Vienna and Linz based x architekten realised this cantilevered single family house in December 2008. ‘Raumstation’ (engl.: space station) – indeed, within this setting the building lives up to its name.

Raumstation Irnharting by x architekten

Raumstation Irnharting by x architekten

Raumstation Irnharting by x architekten

Raumstation Irnharting by x architekten

Raumstation Irnharting by x architekten

Raumstation Irnharting by x architekten

Raumstation Irnharting by x architekten

Raumstation Irnharting by x architekten

Raumstation Irnharting by x architekten

Raumstation Irnharting by x architekten

x architekten are: David Birgmann, Bettina Brunner, Rainer Kasik, Max Nirnberger, Lorenz Prommegger

Collaborateurs: Sandra Gnigler, Anna Moser, Michael Hager

Completion: Dezember 2008

Floor space (living area): 175,0 m²
Floor space (basement): 45,5 m²
Floor space (total): 220,5 m²

Construction: Mixed construction
Basement and basement ceiling – concrete
First floor – wood

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