“It is not the beauty of a building you should look at; it’s the construction of the foundation that will stand the test of time.” -David Allan Coe
As the population of cities continues to grow, real estate runs out fast. But one innovative solution may be the wave of the future: building down! Have a listen to Turin Brakes as they go through their remarkable song,
while we go through four remarkable, innovative solutions to real-estate shortages being implemented around the globe!
1.) Japan’s automated underground bicycle parking. Every square inch of real estate in Tokyo is at a premium, and there’s rarely no place to even put a very small transport vehicle, like a bicycle. Rack for hundreds or thousands of these would take up an inordinate amount of space, and as a result, many cyclists have terrible trouble even finding a place to park. But Giken Ltd’s ECO Cycle System is changing all of that.
Go read the full article and get the rest of the list on Medium, then come back here and weigh in!