Process Urbanism: The City as Artificial Ecosystem: SLA

From Landscape Architect Stig L. Andersson of SLA an approach used in their work – this is worth viewing on their website – click on the image below to view:

” Modernist and postmodernist urban planning with predetermined and centrally determined functional division and aesthetics have proved to fail in a world in constant change.

SLA meets this challenge with a landscape inspired planning method called process urbanism.

Process urbanism is a method that uses the same logic as nature’s principles of organization. Nature and the city are not opposites or delimited units. They are diversified systems which combined should be balanced. Continue reading