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2016 Volume 20.2

Editorial comment

Bringing order to urban morphology?


Pedestrian accessibility in grid layouts: the role of block, plot and street dimensions
A. Sevtsuk, R. Kalvo and O. Ekmekci   {+}Abstract   [Full paper, PDF, 2.9MB ]

Multi-nuclear growth patterns in a rapidly changing Turkish city: a fringe-belt perspective
T. Ünlü and Yener Baş   {+}Abstract   [Full paper, PDF, 4.7MB ]

Developments in urban design practice in Montreal: a morphological perspective
F. Racine   {+}Abstract   [Full paper, PDF, 13MB ]

Plan analysis of historical cities: a Sino-European comparison
J. W. R. Whitehand, M. P. Conzen and K. Gu   {+}Abstract   [Full paper, PDF, 11MB ]


Reconciling the theory of urban morphology and the practice of heritage conservation F. Song, Y. Dai and N. Li

The li concept and its potential use in urban planning in China J. W. He and M. Henwood

The normative impulse K. Kropf

A morphological contribution to the debate on the Milan Expo area G. Strappa

Physical, social and cultural dimensions of urban morphology: redressing the balance T. Marat-Mendes

Experiments in research and practice: engaging design professionals with urban morphology P. Sanders

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Twenty-Third International Seminar on Urban Form, Nanjing, China, 2016 J. Zhang

ISUF business meetings, 2016 S. M. Whitehand

Cyprus Network of Urban Morphology N. Z. Comert

Portuguese-language Network of Urban Morphology: President’s Report T. Marat-Mendes

[Reports, PDF ]

Book reviews

T. Hinse (2014) The morphology of the times: European cities and their historical growth A. Camiz

M. Johnston (2015) Trees in towns and cities: a history of British urban arboriculture M. Hopkins

E. Christ, V. Easton, C. Gantenbein and C. Gattigo (2015) Typology: Paris, Delhi, São Paulo, Athens – Review No. III S. B. Proença

P. Steadman (2014) Building types and built forms S. Malfroy

R. Rutte and J. E. Abrahamse (2016) Atlas of the Dutch urban landscape: a millennium of spatial development T. Slater

[Book reviews, PDF ]

Book notes

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Notes and notices

- Journal of Space Syntax

- UrbanNous

- ISUF 2017: City and territory in the globalization age

- Seventh International Conference on the Constructed Environment

- Urban Design International