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Regional Networks

Listed below are ISUF Regional Networks. Most of these are related to particular countries or groups of countries. As ISUF has developed, so too has the number of Regional Networks.

Please check individual websites (where available) or use the contact email address for more information about a Regional Network's activities and forthcoming events.

 

CNUM - Chinese Network of Urban Morphology

Website: -

Email: dww@nju.edu.cn

President: Wowo Ding, Nanjing University

CNUM was established in 2015. The objectives of the group are:

 

CyNUM - Cypriot Network of Urban Morphology

Website: www.cynum.org

Email: cyprusnetworkofurbanmorphology@gmail.com

Co-Presidents: Nadia Charalambous, University of Cyprus and Nevter Zafer Cömert, Eastern Mediterranean University

The aim of the network is to promote research on the urban form of Cypriot cities and to support its dissemination both throughout the island of Cyprus and abroad. As such it aims to act as a first point of contact and information for researchers interested in Cypriot cities. It is also a platform for knowledge exchange and networking among researchers in the field of urban studies who have a specific interest in Cyprus and the wider Eastern Mediterranean region.

 

ISUFItaly - Italian Network of Urban Morphology

Website: www.isufitaly.com

Email: info@isufitaly.com

President: Giuseppe Strappa, Sapienza, University of Rome

ISUFitaly was founded in 2007 to provide contacts between members by organizing conferences, seminars and other meetings and to develop links with other international organizations concerned with the built environment. The association, mainly formed by architects, seeks to develop in contemporary terms the Italian tradition of morphological-processual studies. Its main interest is the relationship between the study of built landscapes and architectural design, particularly focusing on historical foundations. ISUFitaly, which organizes conferences and workshops and publishes the journal, U + D, is based in Rome.

ISUFitaly's 5th Conference "Urban Substrata & City Regeneration. Morphological legacies and design tools." (Rome, 19-22 February 2020)

 

ISUFPolska - Polish Network of Urban Morphology

Website: -

Email: akanta@poczta.onet.pl

President: Anna Agata Kantarek, Faculty of Architecture, Cracow University of Technology

The Polish network of Urban Morphology is based in the Section on Urban Morphology, of the Commission on Urban Planning and Architecture, Polish Academy of Sciences, Krakow. It was founded in 2016 and focuses on professional discussions of thematic topics. Its members are mainly geographers and architects.

 

PNUM Portuguese-language Network of Urban Morphology

Website: pnum.fe.up.pt/en-gb

Email: pnum@fe.up.pt

President: Vítor Oliveira, Universidade do Porto

The Portuguese-language Network of Urban Morphology (PNUM) was founded in 2010. It aims to promote the study of urban form in Portuguese-language countries, in close collaboration with ISUF. It comprises three main activities/events: the annual conferences (since 2011), the journal Revista de Morfologia Urbana (since 2013) and annual workshops (since 2015).

 

SNUM - Serbian Network of Urban Morphology

Website: http://www.serbian-urban-morphology.tumblr.com

Email: vdjokic@arh.bg.ac.rs

President: Vladan Djokic, Faculty of Architecture, University of Belgrade

The Serbian Network of Urban Morphology (SNUM), established in 2016, consists of researchers and practitioners mainly from the fields of architecture, urban planning, transport engineering and conservation. Particular topics dealt with include the evolution of Serbian urban form, the relationship between research and practice, and the teaching of urban form.

 

ISUF-H - Hispanic Network of Urban Morphology

Website: www.isufh.org

Email: info@isufh.org

President: Vicente Colomer Sendra, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia

ISUF-H was founded in 2015. The main objective of this regional ISUF network is the promotion of urban morphology in the Spanish-speaking countries. Research topics of special interest to ISUF-H are: medium-size cities, university campuses, urban heritage, informal cities, public space, the landscape of housing, indicators of sustainability and energy efficiency, green space, social space, and mobility and transportation. The association is based in Valencia at the Departamento de Urbanismo de la Universidad Politécnica de Valencia.

 

TNUM - Turkish Network of Urban Morphology

Website: isufturkey.wordpress.com

Email: isufturkey@gmail.com

President: Ayse Sema Kubat, Istanbul Technical University, Faculty of Architecture, Istanbul

The Turkish Network of Urban Morphology (TNUM) was founded in 2014 and is hosted by the Centre for Mediterranean Urban Studies at Mersin University, Mersin. The main purposes of TNUM are to facilitate the sharing of studies concerned with urban morphology, and to discuss the development of collaborative studies of urban form at the national and international levels. It is also a platform for knowledge exchange and networking among researchers in the field of urban, architectural and social studies that have a specific interest in Turkey and the wider Eastern Mediterranean region. It has been agreed to develop in particular a commonly accepted vocabulary of urban morphology in the Turkish language, and strengthen the place of urban morphology in education.