The project, dubbed the Hypar Pavilion, adds 670sqm of gently sloping grass (and a restaurant beneath) in the midst of all that concrete, providing something distinctly beautiful to look at and sit on. Is it significantly different than sitting down at pretty much any other park? Not really, no – grass is grass. But to have some green real estate to stretch out on instead of a city bench is a wonderful use of space – to say nothing of how amazing it looks from above. [DesignBoom]
A Rooftop Park In The Middle Of New York
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