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Karen Bausman’s Living Wall Project will Fill NYC’s Meatpacking District with Greenery

Posted By Diane Pham On July 24, 2011 @ 2:30 pm In Art,gallery,Landscape Architecture,New York City | No Comments

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Hip, trendy and home to some of the hotest high-fashion [1] boutiques, NYC’s Meatpacking District may rake in the green, but greenery is something to be desired. A former industrial area, the famed neighborhood is almost devoid of plants and trees. But next spring, artist Karen Bausman [2] is hoping to change all of that with the installation of a series of living walls [3], bringing a network of lush plant life to the Gansevoort Plaza.

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[1] high-fashion: http://www.ecouterre.com

[2] Karen Bausman: http://www.karenbausman.com/

[3] living walls: http://inhabitat.com/add-color-to-your-yard-with-gskys-succulent-green-walls-and-vertical-gardens/

[4] READ MORE >: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/karen-bausmans-living-wall-project-will-infuse-nycs-meatpacking-district-with-greenery/

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