Design professionals recognize the sterility of the modern city; they want to embrace the natural world's appeal. And yet it is so hard for them to challenge the dominant species – not humans but the automobile. Their street is incomplete without cars at grade.
|Student Landscape Architecture • one of 88 designs|
So instead of inexpensively transferring mobility services to a narrow guideway above the ground, Mexican designers here have created a costly walkway for people which would be safe – and accessible at grade – resulting in pedestrians still subordinate to the automobile.
|Mexico City’s busiest avenue returning to residents as a stunning elevated public park|