• is the ‘life-zone’ of the EarthIn other words…
• includes all living organisms
• living beings together with their environment
Livable places where people love to live!!!
The kind of places The Biosphere Group creates!
"Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of
future generations to meet their own needs."
The Brundtland Commission formally the World Commission on Environment and Development (WCED), known by
the name of its Chair Harlem Brundtland, was convened in response to the 1993 General Assembly Resolution
A/38/161 – "Process of preparation of the Environmental Perspective to the Year 2000 and Beyond"
In terms of Landscape Architecture…
Sustainability is design, construction, operations and maintenance practices that meet the needs of the present
without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs (ASLA 2007)