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The High Line is a 2.33 km elevated linear park created on an elevated section of a disused New York Central Railroad spur called the West Side Line, in New York City. Its success is based on its reinterpretation of the infrastructure as public space. The High Line is inspired by the 4.8 km

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The Promenade plantée, the Planted Promenade, in Paris is an elevated park-like pathway running partly on a viaduct. It is also known as the Coulée Vert, the Green Flow and extends 4.5 kilometers running almost the entire length of the 12th arrondissement from the Périphérique on the eastern end..

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Potteries Thinkbelt Study

Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
by Cedric Price

The Potteries "Think-Belt" (1963-66), envisaged the reuse of an abandoned railway line in the derelict North Staffordshire Potteries as a roving "higher education facility". Covering a 108-square-mile "campus," Price's Think-Belt was designed to provide scientific education for 20,000 students..

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Rolling Masterplan

Åndalsnes, Norway
by Jagnefalt Milton

Buildings roll through the city on railway tracks in this masterplan by Swedish architects Jagnefalt Milton for Åndalsnes in Norway.

The design utilizing new and existing train tracks to create a diverse system where buildings roll through the city on rails, providing an opportunity to..

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