Public parks, especially in urban environments such as New York City, are necessary sanctuaries for local residents. Yet the problem many cities face is a lack of space to create them. As a result, some architects, designers, and urban planners have been forced to reimagine the way in which leafy green environments are designed in dense cities. One New York–based holistic design firm is taking this idea to new heights—literally.

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Tasked by a Turkish development company, Bilgili Holding, with designing a park in Istanbul—a city that lacks a large amount of green space—Dror’s team created a concept park which features elevated walkways that weave in and out of the trees high above the ground.

This is a repost from www.architecturaldigest. Read the original article by Nick Mafi here.

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