Urban System for Design

Thinking about integrated modification system

Interactions between interrelated systems associated with land use, intermodal transportation, environmental, cultural, and socio-economic systems.

A systems perspective toward a foundation of interacting systems (shown at bottom/base of this graphic) that includes land use, intermodal transportation, natural, cultural, and socio-economic systems deliver quality of life and multiple benefits for the long-term. SOURCE: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), 2008.
The purpose of the project was to develop an urban design implementation plan for the inner city of Johannesburg. The map illustrates the layers of the various form-giving elements for the development of the inner city. The maps are in essence GIS based, but the final maps and graphics were generated with Illustrator. SOURCE: Annmarie Loots
The several components of the industrial (eco) system at Kalundborg, Denmark and its interrelationships, including the flows of energy and materials between the several players. SOURCE: Botequilha-Leitão, A. (2012). Eco-Polycentric Urban Systems
From the manufacturing area to the urban program buildings, wastewater is flowing along the topography being purified. Within this process, the urban space is organized. SOURCE: The Berlage Institute Research Report 49, Relational Urbanism Design Studio
The natural environment and network system are the two main forces in the system, agriculture fields and suburban villages are the existing urban structures. SOURCE: The Berlage Institute Research Report 49, Relational Urbanism Design Studio

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