Highway-Side Eco

Major cities adopt highway-side, or topping, park spaces to enhance community

Implications - The growing push for expanded green spaces in urban areas has resulted in their growing adaptation into or alongside highways. The accommodation for green space in this format reveals how institutions can repurpose spaces in order to meet the need for creating environmentally safe living environments.

Workshop Question - How could your brand push for environmental safety?
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Extensive Highway Park Concepts - BIG Proposes a Public Park for the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway
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This Month and Warm 300 Clicks Pub: Apr 11, 19
Extensive Highway Park Concepts
BIG Proposes a Public Park for the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway
Bjarke Ingels Group — or BIG for short, proposes a sizable highway park for the Brooklyn Heights neighborhood in New York City. The development will cover a part of a subterranean roadway and it... [More]
Highway-Topping Sports Parks - 'Sports Park Willem' is Park and Sports Complex That Connects Towns
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Mild 931 Clicks Pub: Jan 12, 17
Highway-Topping Sports Parks
'Sports Park Willem' is Park and Sports Complex That Connects Towns
‘Sports Park Willem’ is a new facility outside of the city of Scheidam, Holland, that turns a previously barren stretch of land into a pleasant space for the nearby residents. The... [More]
Diverse Cactus Gardens - The Desert City is Cactus-Filled Research Center Outside Madrid
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Mild 479 Clicks Pub: Aug 12, 17
Diverse Cactus Gardens
The Desert City is Cactus-Filled Research Center Outside Madrid
Garciagerman Arquitectos’ ‘Desert CITY’ is a research and development center and cactus garden devoted to expanding knowledge on the resilient plants. Located on the outskirts of... [More]
Re-Purposed Community Skating Rinks - The Bentway Park is Being Built Under a Toronto Highway
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Mild 268 Clicks Pub: Feb 8, 18
Re-Purposed Community Skating Rinks
The Bentway Park is Being Built Under a Toronto Highway
In an effort to foster a greater sense of community, the unused space beneath this Toronto highway is being transformed into the Bentway—a new park that’s complete with a public ice-... [More]
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