Landscape Morphogenesis, Sustainable.Parametric.Landscape Design

Landscape Morphogenesis

Among the many emerging discourses and technologies potentially adhering to landscapes, morphogenesis, conceived as an architectural theory, derives materiality, functionality, and form from the biotic world. As part of a discussion of “data driven” or “bottom up” design, Leach’s morphogenesis recognizes that “nature itself can teach us about the efficiency of certain structural organizations.” (Leach, 2009) This case study experiments with morphogenesis in the landscape



“Morph is from the Greek morphe meaning shape or form. For example, the word metamorphosis means a change in shape or form.” Wikipedia.