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Peckham Rail Track Garden Could be London’s Answer to NYC’s High Line

With Peckham's Bussey Building now magnetic north for London's hipster community, the borough's streets can get a bit crowded. Aside from Peckham Rye Park there's not a lot of green space in the area, and weekend warriors and local residents alike would benefit from a few more picnic spots. Read More >>

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London’s Plan To Build A Garden Bridge Over The Thames

Thomas Heatherwick, designer of the London Olympic Cauldron as well as the British Pavilion at the 2008 Shanghai Expo, has unveiled renderings for a garden-filled pedestrian bridge across the Thames. Though more than £60 million in funding must still be found to make the project a reality, Heatherwick will proceed to submitting plans in the spring, and the bridge will undoubtedly benefit greatly from the support of long-time proponent Joanna Lumley (Patsy on Absolutely Fabulous): Read More >>

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How a Slanted Skyscraper Will Share Sunshine With the High Line

When you build a monolithic tower that reaches hundreds of feet up into the sky, it's going to cast a shadow. That can be a big problem for those on the ground, if they'd like to occasionally see the sun. But the designers of a new building being planned in New York have figured out a way around the problem: An oddly-shaped building that will not only shed light on occupants, but spread it around for neighbours as well. Read More >>