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Reader offer - September 2012

In the runup to the Mayor’s ideas competition for a High Line for London [deadline for entries September 14], Footprint has three complimentary copies of Annik La Farge’s ‘On the High Line’ to give away

Footprint has teamed up with Thames & Hudson to offer readers the chance to win one of three copies of On the High Line: Exploring America’s Most Original Urban Park by Annik La Farge.

Writer, editor and lifelong New Yorker, La Farge presents a well - illustrated guide to NYC’s High Line, the 9m high elevated ex-railroad park that snakes through Manhattan’s lower West Side. Illustrated with 400 colour photographs by Scott Mlyn and Juan Valentin, the book also features work by photographer and horticulturist Rick Darke.

On the High Line (Thames & Hudson) £19.95 // Visit the book website here.

Competition details [deadline for entries September 14] for the High for London are here.

To enter:

Please complete the short survey here, remembering to include your name, address and email. Entries without an address will be discarded because we cannot post you the book. It should take no more than five minutes to complete and we won’t pass your details onto anybody else.

Winners will be selected at random. Good luck!

Last month’s winners of Masterplanning Futures by Lucy Bullivant are:

  • Mark Attmore - student, Oxford Brookes University
  • James Baron - architectural assistant, Assael Architecture
  • Pelin Gurkan - architect, Bite Design Ltd.

Two weeks to go: High Line for London Ideas competition

Submission deadline September 14 2012.

High Line

The Landscape Institute, the Mayor of London and the Garden Museum have launched an open ideas competition for imaginative new places to enrich London’s green infrastructure.

Entries will be judged by a panel of experts including the founders of New York’s High Line. Winners will be announced by Mayor Boris Johnson as part of a High Line Symposium to be held at the Garden Museum from October 5 - 8.

Fore more information see here.

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