agency for
urban design
& planning

Ideas come from a change of perspective and a new way of looking at the challenges of tomorrow

Our work transcends the boundaries of urban planning, landscape and urban development. Together with our clients we develop holistic solutions for cities and regions and focus on just one goal: to improve people's daily lives.



Small-scale mixed-use areas are the foundation of every 15-minute city. We dedicate our work to mixed-use solutions for vibrant and healthy neighbourhoods.


Vibrant places with a strong identity are authentic. We work together with our clients to evolve their history into a bright future.

Urban Climate

We are deeply committed to urban climate. Our solutions are a contribution towards a better climate resilience and greener future.

Future Cities

The only constant in our cities is the ongoing process of change. Together we decide which direction it will take.


Great success. «12 Steps to a City of People» receives prestigious ISOCARP 2023 GA Award in Toronto

sa_p founding partners Dunja Kovari-Binggeli and Thomas Kovari receive with great pleasure the ISCOARP Gerd Albers Award for «Book of the Year 2023», at the 59th ISOCARP World Planning Congress in To…


Baden action plan in favour of a good urban climate and more biodiversity

Persistent heat, increasing extreme events such as heavy precipitation and drought as well as the progressive loss of biodiversity pose major challenges for cities, municipalities and urban centres. …


COP28 - "Urban Revival: Green recovery after crisis"

Our founding partner Dunja Kovari participated in the official post crisis panel on "Urban Revival: Green recovery after crisis" at COP28. Together with Naomi Hoogervorst from UN-Habitat and Read Ga…


sa_p wins international competition for Offizine Bellinzona to transform the industrial downtown into a green and vibrant Urban Living Lab

In collaboration with TAMassociati, Studio Franco Giorgietta and Golder, the international team in lead of sa_p won the masterplan competition Officine Bellinzona with the aim to transform the capita…


New Eco-Transportation Hub: Introducing vibrancy and livelihood into Uznach’s underused station area

The masterplan for the new eco-transportation hub was developed together with Swiss Railroads and aims to address two main topics: the matter of new mobility and the creation of a regional transporta…