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READ THIS ISSUE ONLINE AT LIVINGARCHITECTUREMONITOR.COM All Photos and Images Courtesy of of OMA and OLIN and with the buildings around it. It's one piece of a larger dialogue. It's not enough to have a green roof that just covers the building in broccoli! Other elements of that dialogue include programmatic adjacency -- what you put next to what, what you locate next to a terrace, and how you give it a facade that is truly operable. Good decisions can't be made on the basis of one building alone. LAM: Your work at 11th Street Bridge has been compared to both the Highline in New York and Frank Lloyd Wright's Falling Water masterpiece. What do you say to that? JL: Wright created an intense dialogue between building and wilderness at Falling Water. I can only hope that we have that level of complexity with the bridge. We do have a similar layering and engagement with nature, I hope. The Highline in New York City is incredibly successful in terms of its popularity, and is a strikingly beautiful place that echoes back to the almost otherworldly nature that grew along that rail line. It's a real standard to live up to. We're in a very different situation, although we're both reusing infrastructure. We're trying to make something a little wider, less like a linear boulevard and more like a park, where you have events along the way: places to sit, places to have a wedding, or a performance. The Highline is a real tourist attraction, but we also want the 11th Street Bridge to be a place where locals want to hang out - a place that is even primarily for locals, who own the park in that sense. The bridge is a bridge between two very different communities who don't often cross the river - one largely low income, and African American. So trying to build a bridge gives the design a certain mission. The form of the bridge, and the X it forms in elevation, also creates a layering - of moments where you can see and be seen, moments where you can look down into the river and back into the city. LAM: What are your thoughts about living architecture? JL: We design all our projects so they can be used over time in many different ways, including ways we didn't design for. We try to build so the building can be reconfigured. That's one way to make living architecture - the ultimate form of sustainability. But we also need to design and make buildings that can breathe, that have a good environmental impact and minimize carbon emissions. Being part of that revolution is also part of living architecture. Wayne Roberts is an author, journalist and consultant. His recent works include The No Nonsense Guide to World Food and Food for City Building. Jason Long and Hallie Boyce, OLIN will be presenting at CitiesAlive in Washington DC. LIVING ARCHITECTURE MONITOR / SUMMER 2016 / 19

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