Victoria Meyers architect working with hMa developed a plan for Battery Park City's North Neighborhood, using a concept of 'social networks' to organize the spaces in their master plan. The plan above shows all of the green roofs, connected.
Trees were a big part of the Battery Park City North Neighborhood plan. The idea of planting trees crossed over to Mayor Bloomberg's PLANYC, with their plan to plant one million trees. At Battery Park City's North Neighborhood, hMa overviewed the development of Green Streets, with planted areas to reduce rain water run-off, and including trees.
An isometric view of hMa's master plan for Battery Park City's North Neighborhood, next to a diagram for Bloomberg's PLANYC.
In 2009, Joseph Beuys started his plan to plant 7,000 oak trees. This project was the beginning of Beuys' political project, of starting the Green Movement in Germany.