Thursday, April 8, 2010

do-over thursday: what's wrong with this picture?

Via Pedestrianist, a possibly circa 1948 plan sketch for something called the Minnatoma Project, which was to involve a row of parking structures connecting the Bayshore Freeway to the Bay Bridge Freeway right in San Francisco. Yikes!

This rendering sure is cringe-worthy. But why? Let's break it down in the comments, one design detail at a time--what's wrong with this picture?

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