The High Lines
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9 February 2023
Photo: Hayes Davidson
Since opening to the public in 2009, New York’s High Line has inspired cities the world over. We explore the route of what’s set to be the Camden Highline, walk along Singapore’s Rail Corridor and return to the original.
9 February 2023
Photo: Hayes Davidson
We tour what’s set to be the new Camden Highline – transforming a section of disused railway into a new elevated urban park for London – with Simon Pitkeathley, the CEO of Camden Town Unlimited and Tatiana von Preussen, lead architect at VPPR.
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In 2018, Singapore’s National Parks Board began converting disused railway track into an urban nature trail that passes through forests, housing developments and old train stations. Monocle’s Naomi Xu Elegant took a walk along the rail corridor with Leong Kwok Peng, chair of Singapore Nature Society’s conservation committee.
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