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Source: MVRDV

Old Highway In Seoul Transforms Into Stunning Sky Garden

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New York City is home to the High Line Park, an aerial garden that stretches out nearly 1.5 miles. It’s an elevated patch of the now defunct New York Central Railroad that was repurposed to be a linear park. A similar process was done in Seoul, South Korea, to transform an old highway that hovers on top of the city.

Dutch architecture company MVRDV launched the new Seoullo 7017 Skygarden last weekend. It’s a little smaller than the New York version, checking in at 938 meters. That’s equivalent to just over 1,000 yards or 0.58 of a mile. Around 24,000 plants are installed in the area. According to their official home page, there are “50 families of plants including trees, shrubs, and flowers displayed in 645 tree pots, collecting around 228 species and subspecies.”