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Journal - Urban Morphology

Urban Morphology is the Journal of the International Seminar on Urban Form. It is published biannually, in April and October.

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Recent journal articles

Tables of contents together with abstracts for previous articles can be found in 'Journal online'. Some examples of recent articles that have appeared in the journal are:
  • The urban structural unit: towards a descriptive framework to support urban analysis and planning
  • The form-making process and architectural type
  • Illuminating and elucidating urban form through the lens of History
  • Plot longevity and urban land tenure: a Norwegian case study
  • The study of urban form in Turkey
  • Palladio's children ... and Vitruvius's grandchildren?
  • A traditional English street village in America
  • The persistence of suburban centres in Greater London: combining Conzenian and space syntax approaches
  • The study of urban form in Poland.

 

Editorial Board

Editor: Jeremy Whitehand
Urban Morphology Research Group, School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
e-mail: journal@urbanform.org
Associate Editors: Karl Kropf, Built Form Resource, UK
Peter Larkham, Birmingham City University, UK
Book Review Editor: Ian Morley
Department of History, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Fung King Building, Shatin NT, Hong Kong.
e-mail: ianmorley@arts.cuhk.edu.hk
Assistant Editor: Phil Jones
Urban Morphology Research Group, School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
e-mail: p.i.jones@bham.ac.uk
Editorial Board: Giancarlo Cataldi, Università degli Studi di Firenze, Italy
Michael Conzen, University of Chicago, U.S.A.
Michaël Darin, Ecole nationale supérieure d’architecture de Strasbourg, France
François Dufaux, Université Laval, Canada
Piper Gaubatz, University of Massachusetts, USA
Kwang-Joong Kim, Seoul National University, South Korea
Sylvain Malfroy, Ecole d'Ingénieurs et d'Architectes de Fribourg, Switzerland
Vítor Oliveira, Universidade do Porto, Portugal
Jean-Michel Roux, Université de Grenoble, France
Brenda Case Scheer, University of Utah, USA
Amund Sinding-Larsen, ICOMOS, Norway
Feng Song, Peking University, China
Giuseppe Strappa, Sapienza - Università di Roma, Italy

 

Submissions

Submitted papers must be original and not under consideration by any other journal. Articles (preferably not exceeding 5000 words, with an abstract in less than 200), 'viewpoints' (normally not exceeding 1000 words), conference reports, news and notices of forthcoming events intended for publication in Urban Morphology should be addressed to the Editor.

Notes for the guidance of contributors to Urban Morphology (PDF) should be referred to in preparing submissions. Authors are reminded that the readership is international and that articles are accepted for publication only after favourable review by at least two independent referees.