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 2016 (the 23rd International Seminar on Urban Form) took place on 8-10 July 2016 in Nanjing, China. The general theme of the conference was ‘Urban morphology and the resilient city’. Further information can be found on the conference website. Information about the ISUF 2017 conference will be published shortly.

Urban Morphology volume 20.1 (April 2016) is now available for institutional subscribers in journal online. Volume 20.2 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.