Dense+Green Cities: Architecture as Urban Ecosystem has been published by Birkhäuser in January 2020. The book and the accompanying exhibition explore the interaction between buildings and the city as ecological systems through questions of concept, planning, design, technology and not least experience. They highlight the dimensions of ‘green building’ discussed in international expert essays, analysed through benchmark case studies, and presented with analytical drawings – in an effort to understand and evaluate some of the most innovative dense and green cities of recent years in Asia, the Americas and Europe.

Dense+Green Cities: Architecture as Urban Ecosystem is based on five-year research project conducted at the Singapore-ETH Centre Future Cities Laboratory (FCL), the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETHZ) and the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD).

Thomas Schröpfer. Dense+Green Cities: Architecture as Urban Ecosystem. 2020. 23x30cm, 324 pages. Birkhäuser. ISBN 978-3-0356-1531-9. 

With a foreword by 
Peter G. Rowe
and contributions by
Peter Edwards
Christophe Girot
Sacha Menz 
Dense and Green Agendas
Dense and Green: An Alternative History of the City
The Collective Power of the Single Building
Green Spaces and Ecosystem Services
Green Buildings and the Ecological Picturesque
Dense and Green Dimensions
Learning from Singapore
Dense and Green at the Future Cities Laboratory
Surface Temperature
Construction and Maintenance Costs of Integrated Green Spaces
Economic Benefits of Vegetation on and Around Residential Developments
Dense and Green Case Studies
Dense and Green Future
Future Trajectories