The landscape

When designing in urban settings, we are often concerned with how new buildings will shape their surroundings, whether they can facilitate circulation, improve access, how they will impact the neighbours or how facades will contribute to the rhythm of the streetscape. In doing this, we look at the heritage of a place, the materiality, character, scale of the surroundings to help shape our response. Yet what are we to do when there is no urbanity to respond to? We look to the landscape. Read more