High Line, Section 2

Excerpt from project narrative, by James Corner Field Operations: It has always been our position to respect the innate character of the High Line itself; to capitalize on what is already there and to “grow” something new out of something old. The mantra throughout the design process was ‘Keep it Simple, Keep it Wild, Keep it Slow, and Keep it Quiet’. The intent was not to overdesign the park with elaborate interventions, but rather intensify the existing context and design it as an immersive experience, episodic walk and surreal journey in the City. In this project, preservation and innovation come together through the adaptive reuse of the existing structure as a new, compelling, one-of-a kind recreational amenity and public promenade. Read More

Lead Designer: James Corner Field Operations (project Lead, Landscape Architect), Diller Scofidio & Renfro and Piet Oudolf
Completion: 2011
Awarded with Honor Award / ASLA 2013 Proffesional Awards
Location: New York
Photos: Iwan Baan
Text: James Corner Field Operations

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