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Student designs mobile garden on N.Y. bus roof

Posted on October 7, 2010

NEW YORK CITY — An NYU graduate student's design takes 'going green' to another level by installing a small garden on the rooftop of a New York City Transit bus. Student Marco Castro Cosio's design, which garnered second place in a design competition, is a way to "reclaim forgotten space, increase quality of life and grow the amount of green spaces" in New York City, TreeHugger.com reported. To see the bus and read the full story, click here.

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