Interesting idea with the gradient transition from paving to grass. Not sure it would work in practice? More likely the grass would get tramped and would become a more muddy intermediate zone. Maybe under light traffic?
Edge complexity. This diagram was created specifically for the Brooklyn Bridge Park, but is applicable elsewhere. Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates.
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