Dezeen’s top ten: parks and gardens

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Dezeen's top ten: parks and gardens

The High Line Section 2 in New York (top left) and Peter Zumthor's Serpentine Gallery Pavilion (bottom left) were among our most popular stories this month so here's a roundup of our ten most-clicked stories about parks and gardens from the Dezeen archives.

1: in first place is the High Line, an elevated park along an abandoned rail track in New York City, designed by James Corner Field Operations and Diller Scofidio + Renfro.  The High Line Section 2 opened to the public a few weeks ago, doubling its length.

2: Second place goes to Anne Holtrop's Floating Gardens, an artificial floating island containing gardens and a spa.

3: Peter Zumthor's Serpentine Gallery Pavilion with a central garden opens this week and is our third most-clicked story about parks and gardens. Watch our movie interview with Zumthor on Dezeen Screen.

4: at number four is Chyutin Arhitects' entrance square at Ben-Gurion University in Israel.

5: Field of Light by Bruce Munro at the Eden Project in Cornwall, England, comes in fifth.

6: number six is Work Architecture Company's urban farming project, Public Farm One, where they grew food outside the P.S.1 Contemporary Art Centre in New York.

7: our seventh most popular park story is Landhausplatz by LAAC Architekten and Stiefel Kramer Architecture, a plaza of undulating concrete in Austria.

8: Master Designer’s Garden Plot 6, designed by Martha Schwartz Partners for the 2011 Xi'an International Horticultural Expo, comes in at number eight.

9: ninth place goes to this giant travelling human-shaped herb garden by Japanese studio EARTHSCAPE.

10: finally, this garden by Thilo Folkerts and Rodney LaTourelle where mushrooms grow around walls of old books is in tenth place.

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We’ll be back with another top ten next month.


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  • http://www.deloprojet.com delo

    the Green, it is the pleasure of living in a relatively aggressive environment.

  • John

    Not even one West 8 project?