Conferences and Events

ISUF Events include events held by Regional Networks as well as the ISUF annual conference that takes place over four to five days in mid-summer to early fall. Cities and universities all over the world have sponsored the conference, which attracts 200 to 400 scholars and practitioners. In addition to paper presentation and keynote speakers, guests enjoy tours and a banquet designed to honor the place. Please share an event that is sponsored by a regional ISUF network or a related organization.

Upcoming Events

Register to ISUF 2024 Conference

Future horizons for urban form: disruption, continuity, expansion and reverberation

São Paulo, Brazil – September 15 to 20, 2024

Past Conferences

Previous ISUF conferences:

Belgrade – Serbia, 2023: Praxis of Urban Morphology
 Łódź – Kraków, Poland, 2022: Urban Redevelopment and Revitalisation A Multidisciplinary Perspective
Glasgow, Scotland, 2021: Urban Form and the Sustainable Prosperous City (virtual)
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, 2020: The 21st Century City (virtual)
Nicosia, Cyprus, 2019: Cities as Assemblages
Krasnoyarsk, Russia, 2018: Urban form and social context
Valencia, Spain, 2017: City and territory in the globalization age
Nanjing, China, 2016: Urban morphology and the resilient city
Rome, Italy, 2015: City as organism
Porto, Portugal, 2014: Our common future in urban morphology
Brisbane, Australia, 2013: Urban form at the edge
Delft, The Netherlands, 2012: New urban configurations
Montréal, Canada, 2011: Urban morphology and the post-carbon city
Hamburg, Germany, 2010: Formation and persistence of townscape
Guangzhou, China, 2009: Urban morphology and urban transformation
Artimino, Italy, 2008: Landscape and urban form
Ouro Preto, Brazil, 2007: Urban morphology in a global era
Stockholm, Sweden, 2006: Nordic and international urban morphology 
London, UK, 2005: Tradition and modernity in urban form
Glasgow and Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, 2004: Urban morphology at the IGU
Trani, Italy, 2003: The planned city?
Cernobbio, Italy, 2002: The work of Gianfranco Caniggia
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, 2001: Retrospective on urban morphology at the millennium
Groningen, The Netherlands, 2000: Commissions and Working Parties
Florence, Italy, 1999: Transformations of urban form: from interpretations to methodologies in practice
Versailles, France, 1998
Birmingham, UK, 1997
Lausanne, Switzerland, 1996
Lausanne, Switzerland, 1995
Lausanne, Switzerland, 1994