Logbook 10. August 2018 – Sketching up design ideas for a walkable city
Chicken home on a parking spot idea
Text, idea and concept sketch by Frits Ahlefeldt, Hiking.org
Today I have been working with ideas to create more walkable cities and here is one of them – using parking spaces for urban farming. With ideas I seldom know how they turn out when I start out. I just wonder about if something might work and start to sketch up how it could look. Here I wondered if people would use public transport and walk more, so we would need less cars. Then how could the parking spaces be used in new ways – A chicken home is one of the less ordinary ones I came up with:
Sustainability in a city with less cars, could it look like a chicken home?
City dwellers could feed the chicken with some of the things that otherwise just go to waste, instead this chicken home would magically transform them into free eggs…