Thursday, June 26, 2008

New Images for Sections 1 & 2 of the New York City High Line

The High Line is being designed by Field Operations (landscape architects) and Diller Scofidio + Renfro
(architects). Section 1, from Gansevoort Street to 20th Street, is under construction and is projected to open by the end of 2008. Section 2 (20th Street to 30th Street) is projected to open in 2009. A video animation, a slide show of design images, and a new publication, Designing the High Line, are now available.

These pictures features newly released design renderings of Sections 1 and 2 of the High Line. It includes features such as the Tenth Avenue Square, Woodland Flyover and 30th Street Cutout, as well as recent photos of the High Line's construction.

The High Line Design Video

A four-minute fly-through animation of the design for Sections 1 and 2. The video was made possible by the Trust for Architectural Easements, and produced by Brooklyn Digital Foundry.

Design Publication: Designing the High Line

This full-color book, released in June 2008, presents the final comprehensive design for Sections 1 and 2 of the High Line, by Field Operations and Diller Scofidio + Renfro. The 160-page publication includes design renderings, maps, and photographs depicting the High Line from its construction in the 1930s through its current re-construction. Available on for $30.

(text & images via: FHL)

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

What goes on underneath the High Line? How high is it off the ground?