Koo Y. , Seo H. ..

A STUDY ON «SMART FARM» USING IDLE SPACE IN UNDERGROUND PUBLIC FOOTPATH FACILITIES (FOCUSED ON THE CASE OF NEW YORK CITY LOWLINE PARK)

The study attempts to examine the utilization of underground idle spaces
based on the case of New York City's Lowline Park, to investigate the way how to develop a
platform as a social space, and to propose a new paradigm of urban regeneration with the
introduction of smart farms. Arguments‟ focusing on fund-raising and assurance of profitability,
investment and financing method, as well as lease of publicly owned land. In particular, the
study purposes to seek new alternatives for securing the business value, publicness, and
technicality of smart farms throughout the case of Lowline Park.

Keywords: Idle space, Lowline park, Smart Farm, Underground public footpath facility, Urban Regeneration, Лоулайн Парк., подземная общественная пешеходная зона, регенерация городской среды, свободное пространство, Умная Ферма