The ambitions are to make the district function like a mature ecosystem; emulating a circular metabolism, high species diversity, weblike food chain, adaptive decentralised infrastructure, with aim to creating 'cooperative relationships across socio-economic boundaries and underpinned by good quality feedback loops of information'. 'What makes nature’s systems function so effectively is the fact that there is no stasis. There is constant and perpetual flow. Of energy, of nutrients, of materials and of information.' An 'African rediscovery.'