Practice

The strong connection between man and nature is a fact, past, present and future, and this reality is the fundament of our profession. Technically the landscape is the consequence of ecological and cultural parameters conjugation on a site, and affects directly our existence has individual and collective entity.

In reaction to the destruction of natural resources and landscapes, for agricultural and industrial purposes, and to the urban densification, the landscape architect’s role changed on the last quarter of century, assuming a clear ecological commitment within planning and design, considering the necessity of natural resources preservation and restoration, and sustainable landscape.

Having the notion that we’ll act, more and more, on pre made environments and landscapes, and in turn we will be creating artificial environments, our work philosophy stands on the purpose of build real connections between the structural components of the natural systems and the cultural, social and aesthetical aspects of the human existence.

Respecting natural, cultural and artistic values is essential, both in planning and design, and it’s founded in three concepts: context perception, site analysis and sustainability.

We’re aware of the importance of a good design on the quality of our existence and consequently the significance of the aesthetical aspects on the environmental education. On the other hand, the planning has instrumental tool for natural environments and urban protection, and natural and historical resources management is essential on the environmental ethics promotion.

Nature in urban environments can reduce pollution rates, regulate microclimate and increase biodiversity which benefits life quality restoring emotional balance and reducing stress.