Tag: BeyondTheNetwork

designboom / June 3, 2018

Taiwan railway line to be transformed into green corridor

The architectural firm Mecanoo has unveiled their plans to transform a former railway line in Taichung, Taiwan into a bio-diverse green corridor. The firm envisions that the one-mile linear park will improve pedestrian and cyclist connectivity and support conservation of the area’s biodiversity.

Next City / April 3, 2018

Pittsburgh ‘cap’ park plans to honor neighborhood history

A new park in Pittsburgh will attempt to reconnect the Hill District to downtown, while striving to honor the past and future of this historically black neighborhood. Like many low-income neighborhoods of color, the Hill District was gutted by urban renewal projects and cut off from downtown by a highway project in the 1950s. Now a new park capping I-579 will create a pedestrian link and a much-needed green space.

Centennial Citizen / January 29, 2018

Denver's High Line Canal plans are moving forward

Last week, the High Line Canal Conservancy announced the launch of its second phase of significant planning for the canal’s future. The phase will culminate in the publication of a plan that builds on what the group learned from meeting with thousands of community members last year.

Greenpointers / January 11, 2018

Envisioning Bushwick Inlet Park: What's in store for 2018

Following the purchase of all 27 acres of land required for Bushwick Inlet Park and a $17.5 million commitment to its development, Friends of Bushwick Inlet Park is launching a discussion series this month that will focus on what the world-class waterfront park should be.

BROOKLYN DAILY EAGLE / September 11, 2017

In Williamsburg, a renewed push for the BQGreen

Councilmember Antonio Reynoso is renewing a push to build a 3.5-acre High Line-style park over the sunken BQE in South Williamsburg. The deck park would improve the health and quality of life for residents, who currently have minimal access to green space and experience pollution from the BQE.