INTERVIEW: Landscape Architect James Corner On NYC’s High Line Park

September 20, 2014 by  
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Click here to view the embedded video. NYC’s High Line is a project that exemplifies effective adaptive urban re-use in a city that is littered with structures and spaces that have since reached the end of their useful life. By turning an abandoned, elevated freight train track into a public park , this project has redefined the New York experience, affording never-before seen views of the city’s surrounding natural landscape as well as an expansive and intimate look into one of the world’s most dynamic urban environments . With the completion of the rest of the High Line currently in the works , we couldn’t think of a better time to catch up with one of the brilliant minds behind the design of this beautiful public space. I recently sat down with landscape architect  James Corner , the lead designer behind the High Line , to get his personal perspective on the what it was like to take an abandoned train track and turn it into one of NYC’s best loved spots of greenery. Read on for my exclusive interview with James Corner below… Read the rest of INTERVIEW: Landscape Architect James Corner On NYC’s High Line Park Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Diller Scofidio + Renfro , high line , high line new york city , james corner field operations , landscape architect , Landscape Architecture , native plants , sustainable design , Urban design , urban green space

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