Breaking Down Ego
In order to foster sustainability, we need to look outside ourselves. Parking garages provide temporary storage for cars and are themselves temporarily located, popping up in areas of commerce and torn down when no longer useful. Their impermanence begs to be exploited. Instead of treating these structures as though they will exist forever, let's accept their short lives by designing them as living buildings. Plant life will enliven dreary parking garages, help to offset emissions, and eventually take over the buildings turning them into wild space.