HIGHLINE at The Rail Yards Phase 1 opens to the public

September 23, 2014,AEDT

Over the weekend the first phase of High Line at the Rail Yards opened to the public. The first phase stretches between West 30th and West 34th Streets to the south and north, and 10th and 12th Avenues to the east and west. This section of the park introduces exciting new design features | Read More

CONSTRUCTION UPDATE | Final Stage of the High Line

March 14, 2014,AEDT

The third and final stage(known as the Rail Yards) is currently under construction and the Friends of the High Line have told WLA via email that most of the High Line’s signature planking has been laid. The interim walkway (where the High Line curves north at the intersection of West 30th Street and | Read More

This Week In Landscape | 9 June 2013

June 9, 2013,AEDT

This Week in Landscape – your weekly update of landscape links from around the world….. Meet The 13 Designers On Fast Company’s Most Creative People List | Belinda Lanks | Fast Co. Design Diana Balmori (Principal – Balmori Associates) made the #3 spot on Fast Company’s 2013 Most Creative People List | Read More

New London Landscape website launched

March 5, 2013,AEDT

The Landscape Institute has launched a new website – New London Landscape. The website was inspired by the Highline for London design competition and is a showcase of green infrastructure ideas for the capital. New London Landscape allows visitors to explore the 100 previously unseen designs from the recent ‘High Line for | Read More

JUST ARRIVED | Landscape

January 7, 2013,AEDT

Just arrived in the WLA mailbox is the Autumn edition of Landscape – The Journal of the Landscape Institute. This edition covers the Landscape Institute Awards 2012 and also a few interesting articles about 2016 Olympics Rio masterplan, Remaking Cities and the Highline for London Competition. The section I enjoyed | Read More

VIDEO | Piet Oudolf

October 18, 2012,AEDT

DutchDFA recently published a video profile of Piet Oudolf, a world renown landscape designer who has help create some of the world’s most beautiful landscapes including the High Line, Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2011, Lurie Garden and many other landscapes. In this video Piet talks about his relationship with plants and designing with perennials and | Read More

High Line Section 3 design unveiled

March 13, 2012,AEDT

Friends of the High Line Co-Founder Robert Hammond was joined by the New York City Parks & Recreation Commissioner Adrian Benepe and members of the High Line Design Team to present initial design concepts for Section 3 of the High Line, the final stretch of the historic freight rail line that | Read More

High Line Stage 2 Opens

June 8, 2011,AEDT

The Stage 2 section of the Highline designed by James Corner Field Operations with Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Piet Oudolf, and Buro Happold has opened to the public. The opening of the new section doubles the length of the public park. After years of planning, design and construction, the High Line is | Read More

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