Enabling Sustainability in the Urban Environment

Mr Mark Urizar
Urizar and Partner Architects

There is no ‘off the shelf’ vision or definitive direction that can be used to define the most socially responsible course. It is evident that urban expansion should be halted with the existing built form consolidated, integrated and enhanced so that it can become a self reliant and synergistic whole. This becomes viable when economies of scale are created, when densities are increased; making it viable to restructure and enhance the urban form to accept higher densities and amenities with more appropriate technologies… more

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