What I Learned by Living in a Parking Lot for 30 days

B8e0106fe173924a082f432f36bf0857?s=47 David Bill
December 05, 2015

What I Learned by Living in a Parking Lot for 30 days

A presentation I gave at social impact and design event in Austin, Tx.

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David Bill

December 05, 2015
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  1. What I learned by living in a parking lot for

    30 days David Bill
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  8. Placemaking What I Learned What to Consider

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  15. seating height conc. wall walk-able planted areas, drought tolerant ground

    cover in grass pavers unit pavers on con- crete base for accessi- bility, permeable edge new trees, select for height, shade, low maintenance conc. steps w/ mtl handrail, edge wall conceals locked utility cabi- nets for event electrical & water 10’ 10’ - 4” 20’ 10’ 6’ 6’ 6’ bollards & chain at park edge 50’ - 9” 76’ - 6” 70’ drinking fountain w/ dog watering remove-able bollard at center accessible wood benches at each planter corner soft curb for event vehicle access sidewalk landscaping & bicycle parking lamp post, match Oc tavia Blvd., w/ eyelet conc. aprons allow sides to slope quickly at stairs, and gradually inbetween 5’ - 9” 10’ this sidewalk remains this sidewalk narrowed by 4’ 7’
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  39. Placemaking What I Learned What to Consider

  40. Takeways Know the space & people

  41. Takeways Know the space & people “Steve” is your greatest

    resource
  42. Takeways Know the space & people “Steve” is your greatest

    resource Alternative financial sources
  43. Takeways thanks, meg! “Stop talking and make something” Know the

    space & people “Steve” is your greatest resource Alternative financial sources