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2013 Volume 17.2

Editorial comment

Historicity and urban form in the digital era


The study of urban form: reflections on national reviews
V. Oliveira   {+}Abstract   [Full paper, PDF, 0.2MB]

Saverio Muratori: towards a morphological school of urban design
M. Maretto   {+}Abstract   [Full paper, PDF, 50MB]

Review article: Evolution and urban form: staking out the ground for a more mature theory
K. Kropf   [Full paper, PDF, 0.1MB]


Towards consonance in urban form P. Sanders

What is Urban Morphology made of? V. Oliveira and C. Monteiro

Urban design needs urban morphology: a practitioner’s viewpoint W. Ding

Sustainability and the study of urban form T. Marat-Mendes

Thinking about Alnwick’s origins G. Cataldi

What is urban morphology supposed to be about? Specialization and the growth of a discipline
K. Kropf and S. Malfroy

Substance, method, and meaning in urban morphology M. P. Conzen

Some thoughts on the first output of the ISUF Task Force on Research and Practice in Urban Morphology
M. Barke

[Viewpoints, PDF]


ISUF President’s Report M. P. Conzen

Third Conference of the Portuguese Network of Urban Morphology, Coimbra, 2013 M. Cunha Matos

Portuguese Network of Urban Morphology V. Oliveira

Twentieth International Seminar on Urban Form, Brisbane, 2013 P. Gauthier

ISUF Business Meetings, Brisbane, 2013 M. Barke

[Reports, PDF]

Book reviews

B. D. Ryan (2012) Design after decline: how America rebuilds shrinking cities C. S. Kayatekin

J. Krase (2012) Seeing cities change: local culture and class M. Rautenberg

M. Darin (2012) Patchworks Parisiens: petites leçons d’urbanisme ordinaire C. Maumi

N. Grande (2012) O ser urbano: nos caminhos de Nuno Portas T. Marat-Mendes

[Book reviews, PDF]

Book notes

[Book notes, PDF]

Notes and notices

- ISUF 2014: Our common future in urban morphology

- Sixteenth International Planning History Society Conference

- Latino urbanism

- Revista de Morfologia Urbana

- A morphological encyclopaedia for the ISUF website?

- Annual Meeting of the Urban Affairs Association

- Cutting into the substance of urban form