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Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Vítor Oliveira
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03-30 - Publisher: Springer

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The Handbook of Urban Morphology
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Karl Kropf
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-11-13 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Conceived as a practical manual of morphological analysis, The Handbook of Urban Morphology focuses on the form, structure and evolution of human settlements – from villages to metropolitan regions. It is the first book in any language focused on specific, up-to-date ‘how-to’ guidance , with clear summaries of the central
Thinking about Urban Form
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: M. R. G. Conzen
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Peter Lang

This book explores various ways of identifying and understanding the character of historic townscapes from a systematic and comparative perspective. It outlines several genetic approaches to the study of urban form, grounded in the traditions of geographical analysis but wholly interdisciplinary in their content and implications. It develops a philosophical
Teaching Urban Morphology
Language: en
Pages: 338
Authors: Vítor Oliveira
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-04-25 - Publisher: Springer

This book brings together contributions from some of the foremost international experts in the field of urban morphology and addresses major questions such as: What exactly is urban morphology? Why teach it? What contents should be taught in an urban morphology course? And how can it be taught most effectively?
The Mathematics of Urban Morphology
Language: en
Pages: 564
Authors: Luca D'Acci
Categories: Mathematics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-30 - Publisher: Springer

This edited volume provides an essential resource for urban morphology, the study of urban forms and structures, offering a much-needed mathematical perspective. Experts on a variety of mathematical modeling techniques provide new insights into specific aspects of the field, such as street networks, sustainability, and urban growth. The chapters collected