Allies & Morrison and Ash Sakula Architects have been appointed to look into the expansion of Southwark’s Low Line project across two further south London boroughs. Lambeth and Wandsworth said they had appointed the practices to “explore the potential” of using the boroughs’ network of Victorian railway arches to support new community and commercial uses, and establish a new walking and cycling route. The current Low Line project weaves together routes connected with historic rail infrastructure stretching from Bankside to Bermondsey via London Bridge – all in the borough of Southwark. It was inspired by New York’s High Line project, by Diller, Scofidio & Renfro in collaboration with James Corner Field Operations and Piet Oudolf.
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