Sustainable Aesthetics Limited
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EDG Plans an Alternate Route for Cars in Manhattan Called Loop NYC - Interior Design
Loop NYC was a 2017 plan that proposed transforming New York roadways into public parks. The brief imagines dedicated micro highways around the perimeter of Manhattan populated with self-driving cars in an electric blue. Above the highways would be pedestrian-accessible outdoor green spaces. “Communities would connect in unexpected ways,” EDG founder John Meyer says, “and the city would be a healthier place.”
In 2015, Groundswell was commissioned by the Roxborough Development Corporation to design a small park space in a vacant lot in the Roxborough neighborhood of Philadelphia. Using the existing architecture of the space, Groundswell reimagined the site and created a lush and inviting public space using a variety of seating components, art installations, and seasonal programming such as food trucks, yoga and outdoor movie nights. Sustainable materials and practices were also integrated th...