Gallery: Gensler to Break Ground on Floating Thames River Park for Lond...

 
After six months of finalizing, Gensler architects have found a financial backer for their award-winning riverside walkway along the Thames. Designed to float along the north shore from the Blackfriars bridge to the Tower of London, the river park will be the first of its kind along the Thames, providing unrivaled views and activities for tourists. The floating river park platform will be over a half mile long and 40 feet wide, and it will aim to revitalize the city by serving as a center for relaxation, education and entertainment.

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  1. Tim Webb September 14, 2011 at 9:36 am

    It looks gorgeous, but in what way is it environmentally friendly. Will the work in any way help clean-up or enhance the Thames’ natural elements?
    I’m passionate about the Thames and its wildlife and welcome this development along the much neglected north bank, as long as it helps people discover more about it and how to do more to care for it: http://www.rspb.org.uk/community/getinvolved/b/london/archive/2011/09/14/j-thames.aspx

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