Heatherwick Studio and Signe Nielsen´s floating park project Pier 55 has been approved by New York Supreme Court, according to a report by The Architect´s Newspaper. Floating above the Hudson River on the Lower West Side of Manhattan, the park is anchored by an aggregation of enormous petal-like stilts that are submerged in the water below. City Club of New York had filed a lawsuit against it citing concern over the river´s ecosystem. The Court´s ruling has cleared the way for the project´s opening in 2019.
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