Gallery: New Zealand Train Station Transformed Into Green Meadow

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Often times standing around in even the most modern and sleek subway stations can be an utter drag. But imagine the surprise if your local platform suddenly sprouted a vast green meadow! Not too long ago Auckland New Zealand’s Britomart Station received a grassy green makeover that transformed 1,250 square meters of its cold hard concrete into a plush green field.

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  2. KAMAL ARORA June 19, 2010 at 12:02 pm


  3. seamusdubh January 15, 2010 at 3:57 pm

    Nice in concept. I wouldn’t mind seeing it more over in public spaces. Though I doubt it would hold up to regular heavy traffic. Think the trails and paths that develop in nature due to heavy use. But still love the idea.

  4. MARIO MADAYAG January 15, 2010 at 1:08 pm

    FANTASIC! Love your work – call me!

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