SLA aims to integrate security-enhancing elements to the urban streetscape, but not as high fences, barbed wire, and bollards – the solution can be integrated into a user-friendly, green outdoor space that simultaneously provides recreational features to the users of the given space.
By combining innovative thinking and landscape qualities with security and functionality, we do at SLA believe that it is possible to have an open, accessible, and safe society.
We guide cities and companies in how to safely regulate the public realm and accessibility without compromising values such as inclusiveness and openness.
An interdisciplinary approach to terror prevention
Why is it important to address the threat of terror through an interdisciplinary design approach?
Rasmus Astrup: 'City Nature' - The 2022 Cornelia Hahn Oberlander Lecture
In spring 2022, SLA partner and design principal Rasmus Astrup was invited to give the annual Cornelia Hahn Oberlander Lecture by the UBC School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture in Vancouver.
City Nature: It's how it feels and functions. Not how it looks.
Themes such as nature-based design, biodiversity, and green cities are becoming more and more popular. But what do we actually mean when we talk about ‘city nature’ and ‘quality of nature’?
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– The Book of Garden
Essay: The Bark Room