Master´s Thesis 2021 Urban Challenges

Prince Aboagye


Tree Analogy Concept

The concept divides the tree structure into different functional levels. The lower level for movements and activities, the middle level for plants, birds and the upper level for people.


Venation is simply the arrangement of veins in leaves and the wings of insects. Venation as a structural and aesthetic concept has been adopted for various canopy designs. Leaves are made up of different pattern arrangements such as parallel, radial and net-like structure arrangement and this facilitates the transport of plant nutrient to the different part of the leaves.