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.


Our latest publication "12 Steps to a City of People" explores the question: How do we make a city liveable? We won the prestigious ISOCARP Gerd Albers Award for best book 2023 for it.

To us it seems only natural to think on a daily basis about our world’s pressing challenges. As an international and interdisciplinary team of professionals we use our research platform, Spacelab, to…


Keynote-speech at the UN-Habitat National Urban Forum on post-conflict reconstruction and sustainable urbanization

Our founding partner Dunja Kovari was invited as keynote speaker at 2022 UN-Habitat National Urban Forum in Baku to share our expertise in sustainable urban transformation and in post-conflict recons…


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

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…


We are committed to the Sustainable Development Goal 11 of the United Nations

Our agency is committed to sustainability. Contributing to inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable cities is part of our daily work.


From Baku to the Silk Road: Development of regional centres to relieve the ongoing pressure of expanding metropolises

On behalf of the State Committee of Urban Planning and Architecture in Baku, we have been evaluating and assessing the development of several regional mid-sized cities alongside the Silk Road to asse…


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…