A food forest sits at the centre of the plan as both interactive landscape park and self-sufficient agricultural device.
The park squeezes itself through the open parts of the settlement, like scrapyards and ruins, trying to keep as much of the existing intact.
Densification of dwelling and vegetation.
The existing in-between offered enough space to propose an intimate and vibrant village, while allowing to future-proof and retrofit the buildings themselves.
The research campus at the perihphery, borrowing from the Oxbridge college typology, is a collection of large shapes that manage to respond to the landscape while having an urban side.
Loose ideas can be effortlessly integrated into the plan and create small, incidental experiences that foster social cohesion.