In London , as in New York, there are a number of objects thrown transport infrastructure both terrestrial and underground. These disappearing aimlessly areas, the City decided to turn into a new municipal parks. And in order to gather ideas for their conversion, there was even a competition, the first place in which is given to project of transformation of the old tunnel into subway farm to grow mushrooms.
New York Park High Line, built on an old railroad trestle in Manhattan, has become a great example to the world in the sense that, and illiquid, abandoned to resuscitate. Impressed by the success of New York, London, and the authorities themselves have wanted such parks, especially in this city there are many abandoned underground tunnels, old canals and viaducts. That is to gather ideas for the modernization of the infrastructure and this was a competition A High Line for London: Green Infrastructure Ideas Competition. The winner of this contest was the creative architectural studio Fletcher Pries, has offered to turn an old metrotonnel into farm to grow mushrooms.
In this case, everyone will be able to go down there – along the tunnel will be equipped with walkways and even benches. Round the clock coverage here will be quite enough for people to take a walk and even organize modest picnics.
Besides, this tunnel, according to the project, it is supposed to use for a lining of fibre-optical cables of digital communication.
Authors of other projects mentioned by the organizers A High Line for London: Green Infrastructure Ideas Competition, offering, for example, to equip parks on barges floating on the Thames, turn an old transport channel to the municipal swimming pool or upgrade a railway overpass in the area for walking and cycling .