Submitted by Marco Casagrande

Architecture News - Dec 27, 2011 - 14:55   8639 views

• Urban Acupuncture is an urban environmental methodology, the brainchild of Finnish architect and professor Marco Casagrande who combines the theory of urban design with that of acupuncture.

•  In urban acupuncture, an area is regarded as a complex organism of energy in which different energy layers overlap with each other and influence residents behaviour and conduct and how an urban area develops. Urban acupuncture is a point by point manipulation of the urban energy to create a sustainable town or city, which Marco Casagrande has dubbed 3rd Generation Cities