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Disruptive minds: James Ramsey, designer of the Low Line

11:40 - 6 August, 2012
Renderings of the Low Line. Courtesy of James Ramsey and Dan Barasch
Renderings of the Low Line. Courtesy of James Ramsey and Dan Barasch

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Usually when one studies architecture, one does architecture. But that’s just not enough for some people. James Ramsey, most famous for the sci-fi-like renderings of the Low Line, an underground park which has captured the imagination of thousands, is one of those people. An architecture grad from Yale University, Ramsey went on to be a satellite engineer for NASA, before coming back to architecture and starting up his own design studio, Raad Studio. Oh yeah, and along the way he came up with a fiberoptic technology that would allow you to bring natural light (and thus grow plants) underground.

Read the full interview after the break