3D architecture abstractDriving habits are changing. We’ve heard it over and over the last year or so, and the parking industry is working hard to ensure that whatever new habits become dominant in the future will be reflected in effective and efficient design and management of parking facilities. Last week, Wired got in on the conversation with a story about a Seattle building whose garage was designed to morph into housing if needs shift down the road.

It’s a fairly new concept, but one expert Sanjay Pandya explains in the November issue of The Parking Professional, where he outlines specific considerations and strategies for designing parking that can adapt to other uses in the future. Read that article here and check out the Wired piece here, and then let us know in the comments—where will this trend take us next?