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2011 Volume 15.1

Editorial comment

Positioning Urban Morphology


From village to metropolis: a case of morphological transformation in Guangzhou, China
Y. Lin, B. De Meulder and S. Wang   {+}Abstract   [Full paper, PDF, 35MB]

The lifespan of a typological form? Los Corrales de Málaga, Spain
M. Barke   {+}Abstract   [Full paper, PDF, 8MB]

Understanding the links between inherited built forms and urban design: Athens and Alexandria as case studies
L. Khirfan   {+}Abstract   [Full paper, PDF, 11MB]

The study of urban form in Portugal
V. Oliveira, M. Barbosa and P. Pinho   {+}Abstract   [Full paper, PDF, 10MB]

Review article: Contrasting perspectives on the Arab city
M. Cetin   [Full paper, PDF, 0.1MB ]


Understanding place in the Netherlands H. Bienstman

What happened to the backyard? The minimization of private open space in the Australian suburb T. Hall

‘Our common future’ in urban morphology V. Oliveira

[Viewpoints, PDF]


Seventeenth International Seminar on Urban Form, Hamburg, 2010 K. Stanilov

ISUF business meetings, Hamburg, 2010 S. M. Whitehand

ISUF Italia: a progress report G. Strappa

Tenth International Conference on Urban History, Ghent, 2010 K. Ley

[Reports, PDF]

Book reviews

M. Foran (2009) Expansive discourses: urban sprawl in Calgary 1945 – 1978 B. A. Sandalack

K. D. Lilley (2009) City and cosmos: the medieval world in urban form O. Creighton

M. Darin (2009) La comédie urbaine. Voir la ville autrement C. Maumi

T. Fenster and H. Yacobi (eds) (2010) Remembering, forgetting and city builders P. J. Larkham

[Book reviews, PDF]

Book notes

[Book notes, PDF]

Notes and notices

- Portuguese Network of Urban Morphology

- Forthcoming articles in Urban Morphology

- ISUF 2011: Urban morphology and the post-carbon city

- Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture

- UK/Ireland Planning Research Conference 2011

- Meeting of the Council of ISUF

- Elections to the Council of ISUF

- ISUF 2012: New urban configurations

- Urban coding and planning