urban landscape, ecosystem, networks, infrastructure, postindustrial, adaptation
Architecture | Environmental Design | Landscape Architecture | Urban, Community and Regional Planning
This thesis contends that by considering the urban landscape as an evolving interconnected network, much like an ecosystem, architecture can create flexible, accessible public space as part of a larger scale system which affects as well as responds to specific physical and social forces of the contemporary postindustrial city.
Smith, Thomas, "Connective Ecology: Reclaiming the Postindustrial Urban Landscape" (2006). Architecture Senior Theses. Paper 40.