The Parking Paradox

How much parking is adequate? In this course, we shall learn to design a parking space based on parking calculations and layouts . The course involves lots of fun calculations, varied parking solutions for different space conditions. We will also cover most of the parking regulations, bylaws, and its associated documents covered.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome on board!

  • 2

    Introduction to Parking Design

    • Introduction to Parking.

    • Chapter 1 pdf file for reference

    • Assignment 1

    • Parking Glossary

    • Assignment 2

    • References

  • 3

    Understanding the Parking Regulations

    • Parking norms and regulations.

    • Answers for assignment 2

    • Chapter 2 pdf file for reference

    • Assignment 3.1

    • Assignment 3.2

    • horn I ok I QUIZ

  • 4

    Understanding Equivalent Car Space [ECS]

    • ECS Parking Typology

    • Chapter 3 pdf file for reference

    • Soultion for 3.1

    • Solution for 3.2

    • Assignment 4

    • Assignment 5

    • References

    • Horn I Ok I QUIZ

  • 5

    Planning and Designing of Parking Spaces

    • Planning the Parking

    • Chapter 4 pdf file for reference

    • horn I ok I QUIZ

  • 6

    Other Parking Considerations

    • Other considerations

    • Chapter 5 pdf file for reference

    • Assignment 6

    • Horn I ok I QUIZ

  • 7

    Before you drive off!

Course Intructor:

Kamal Passi

Kamal Passi


Kamal Passi, currently working as an Assistant Director (Architecture) in the Military Engineer Services in the Ministry of Defense, loves working on public projects and infrastructure. Kamal is an alumnus of Chandigarh College of Architecture and the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India. He was previously working as a CAS Officer for the Central Public Works Department, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Govt. of India and has worked on many Civic Projects. He has worked under the Le Corbusier Centre, Chandigarh for the Restoration of the Pierre Jeanneret House and Le Corbusier Centre in Chandigarh. He also has worked In Geneva, Switzerland during his Internships.

Who should take up this course?

  • Students of Architecture and Design

  • Professionals - Architects, Urbanists , Urban planners and Landscape Architects.

  • And all those who are intrested in Parking and its Designing.