• Explanatory diagram

    Explanatory diagram

  • Campus map with temporary parking lots

    Campus map with temporary parking lots

  • Map showing the area

    Map showing the area

  • Parking lot #2: While new during summer, not so well used

    Parking lot #2: While new during summer, not so well used

  • Parking lot #2: Six month old during winter, well used

    Parking lot #2: Six month old during winter, well used

  • Parking lot #7: Photo taken during construction, now used for construction trucks

    Parking lot #7: Photo taken during construction, now used for construction trucks

  • Parking lot #8: Used as a waiting place for construction trucks

    Parking lot #8: Used as a waiting place for construction trucks

  • Parking lot #5: One month old and at full use

    Parking lot #5: One month old and at full use

  • Parking lot #4: Six month old full use

    Parking lot #4: Six month old full use

Proving Ground Parking

Stockholm

A commission to overview the parking situation at the KI-Campus, the medical university of Stockholm, most known for its Nobel prize committee, to come up with solutions to fit in more parking lots at the campus without interfering with its green spaces.

The campus environment is quite delicate, both in terms of its layout and its traditional campus aesthetics. To asphalt a parking lot means making definite decisions that demands a lot of bureaucracy while temporary solutions can be done more rapidly.

We thought of using temporary solutions as a sketch tool that later could be refined into a definite solution once seeing the actual result.

The temporary solution became to do gravel fills on spaces that where not being used across the campus. If a gravel fill proved after being built to be well used and nicely fitted in to the campus area it could then be covered with asphalt after seeking a definite permit and becoming a fixed parking lot, if the space wasn’t used enough, the gravel could be taken away.

Diagram of the process
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