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2015 Volume 19.1

Editorial comment

Seeking an integrated approach to urban form: tasks ahead


Morphogenetic analysis of architectural elements within the townscape
P. S. Sanders and S. A. Woodward   {+}Abstract   [Full paper, PDF, 24MB]

The fringe-belt concept and planned new towns: a Brazilian case study
K. S. Meneguetti and S. de A. Pereira Costa   {+}Abstract   [Full paper, PDF, 20MB]

Urban morphological processes in China: a Conzenian approach
J. Zhang   {+}Abstract   [Full paper, PDF, 1.2MB]

The longevity of Persian urban form: Maibud from late antiquity to the fifteenth century
E. Esfanjary   {+}Abstract   [Full paper, PDF, 26MB]

A comparative study of urban form
V. Oliveira, C. Monteiro and J. Partanen   {+}Abstract   [Full paper, PDF, 25MB]


Urban morphology as a framework programme for research A. Niković

The recent economic downturn and fringe-belt creation in Reykjavík, Iceland S. Kristjánsdóttir

Further thoughts on research and practice in urban morphology: a British perspective M. Barke

An urban morphological bible? A view from China X. Xiong

Research and practice: a Finnish retrospective M. Kirjakka

[Viewpoints, PDF]


Planning for sustainable urban form, Karlskrona, November 2014 S. M. Whitehand

Urban morphology and design, ISUF Italia, Rome, November 2014 G. Strappa

Eighteenth General Assembly of ICOMOS, Florence, November 2014 A. Sinding-Larsen

[Reports, PDF]

Book reviews

C. D. Coelho (ed.) (2013) Os elementos urbanos F. Dufaux

W. Wu and P. Gaubatz (2013) The Chinese city K. Gu

P. J. Larkham and M. P. Conzen (eds) (2014) Shapers of urban form: explorations in morphological agency P. Gauthier

F. Tonkiss (2013) Cities by design: the social life of urban form S. M. Bussiere

Y. Tian, K. Gu and W. Tao (eds) (2014) Urban morphology, architectural typology and cities in transition J. Chen

[Book reviews, PDF]

Book notes

[Book notes, PDF]

Notes and notices

- First PNUM workshop on urban morphology

- Obituary: Mariusz Kulesza, 1950-2014

- ISUF 2016: Urban morphology and the resilient city

- ISUF 2015: City as organism: new visions for urban life

- Meeting of the Council of ISUF

- Elections to the Council of ISUF