Ok City - Elliot and Associates wraps Chesapeake car park in white fins
Posted 31 January 2017 - 09:02 AM
Isn't this exactly what we are thinking about for Fort Worth's new and horribly built garages?
Posted 31 January 2017 - 11:31 AM
Are you guys being sarcastic?
No, but of course not. For what its worth, the garage has been awarded an A+Award by Architizer. Good for OKC; a garage has been created that is functional and is an artistic structure of modern art in the same way that the Pier 1 tower is here.
You want to see dead: XTO Garage and the surrounding garages.
Posted 31 January 2017 - 12:56 PM
It just seems that we spend a lot of time knocking big, blank, pedestrian unfriendly walls that it seems strange that some are praising it. I have a feeling the tone would be different if it wasn't hiding an ugly garage.
Hey, to each his own. Lovely wasn't the first word that came to mind when I saw it. I agree that many of the garages downtown are just as ugly.
Posted 01 February 2017 - 05:22 AM
I seem to remember that the Bass garages were suppose to be painted ? And or decked out in color lights a few years ago ? I may be mistaken.
Posted 05 February 2017 - 01:43 PM
Are you guys being sarcastic? That is sterile and dead looking to me. It looks better at night, but the day time view looks like it would be a big dead spot in the middle of any downtown.
My first impression was that it looked like a mid-century office building. Not beautiful as far as buildings go, but much better than most parking garages.
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