Gallery: Green Carceri is a Chameleon-Like Extension of the High Line P...

Green Carceri is TARQUITECTOS' vision for a zig-zagging, green-roofed extension to the world-renowned High Line Park in New York City that even changes color depending on the temperature. Also known as Highline 4.0, the verdant linear structure is organized around a noise-buffering central core and contains a botanical research center, a library and a residential area. Passive design and a variety of clean energy systems drive down the building's carbon footprint, while a series of green ramps that wind down to ground level will be used as mini urban gardens.

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  1. tarquitectos June 28, 2012 at 10:06 am the designers