ISUF - International Seminar on Urban Form

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ISUF is the international organization of urban form for researchers and practitioners. It was inaugurated in 1994, bringing together urban morphologists worldwide. It seeks to advance research and practice in fields concerned with the built environment. Members are drawn from several disciplines, including architecture, geography, history, sociology and town planning.

ISUF organizes conferences, publishes the journal Urban Morphology and provides an international framework for communication between members.

ISUF 2015 (the 22nd International Seminar on Urban Form) will take place on 22-26 September 2015 in Rome, Italy. The general theme of the conference is ‘City as organism: new visions for urban life’. Further information can be found on the conference website.

Urban Morphology volume 18.1 (April 2014) is now available for institutional subscribers in journal online. Volume 18.2 of the journal will be published in October.

Join ISUF and subscribe to the journal Urban Morphology - take a look through the journal contents and article abstracts in the publicly accessible part of 'journal online'. Membership is £25 (£50 for institutions) - membership information and application forms.