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Garden Design: When Nature Meets Art S2E5 The Hanging Gardens Of The High Line - New York

Both wild and urban, the "high line", this walkway perched nine metres above the ground, has become one of the symbols of New York. It is made of steel and wild grasses, and it takes pedestrians on a journey among the skyscrapers of Manhattan. Who would have thought that this 2.4km-long green roof would serve as a benchmark for today’s urban gardens? Nowadays all New Yorkers take this elevated garden for granted, but 15 years ago, plans to create a green space in the air seemed like madness.

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