Landscape ecology and the city

Landscape Ecology is the science of studying and improving relationships between ecological processes in the environment and particular ecosystems, especially in spatial terms. Do its principles apply to humans as they do to other organisms? As humanity’s ecosystem par excellence, the city is our testing ground. Through empirical analysis we find that a number of Landscape Ecology principles apply to the relationship of urban form and the way humans operate in the city.
Downloadable: a pdf of our research, with more extensive explanatory text in EN, which should also clarify that the findings are empirical and not normative.