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Highline, New York

High Line in New York

An animated film shows the design features of the High Line. DETAIL.de presents the film as a foretaste of the corresponding report in DETAIL English Edition 6/2009.


This summer an 800-metre segment of the High Line opened to the public. The elevated railway once bore freight traffic on Manhattan’s southwest edge, but had been derelict since 1980.

Architects: Diller Scofidio + Renfro, New York
Landscape architects: James Corner Field Operations, New York

Directed and produced by: Brooklyn Digital Foundry


Soundless; Runtime: 4 min.


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This article is taken out of the following magazine:
DETAIL 10/2009

Wallings, Rendering, Coloration (also available as English Edition 6/2009)

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