A treatise for urban design that builds nature into urban systems at all scales through the landscape.
(2014) Published by Landscape Architecture and Foresight + Research + Innovation teams at Arup. Cities Alive proposes a design approach for urban environments that promotes nature as a key driver.
Cities Alive looks at how we can build nature into our urban systems at all scales through high quality landscape design, via new development or retrofitting through a green infrastructure design approach. The publication analyses existing research and trends in landscape design, drawing out key elements which can help deal with rapidly rising urban populations, mitigate climate change and produce integrated solutions.