Bibliography – EPUM Platform


Historico-geographical Approach to Urban Morphology

Baker N J, Slater T R (1992) Morphological regions in English medieval towns. In: Whitehand J W R, Lakham P J (eds) Urban Landscapes: international perspectives. Routledge, London, p 43-68

Conzen M P (2009) How cities internalize their former urban fringes: a cross-cultural comparison. Urban Morphology 13:29-54

Conzen M R G (1960) Alnwick Northumberland: a study in town-plan analysis, Institute of British Geographers Publication 27. George Philip, London

Lakham PJ, Jones A (1991) Glossary of urban form, available at:

Oliveira V (2016) Urban Morphology. An introduction to the study of the physical form of cities, Springer, Dordrecht.

Slater T R (1990) English medieval new towns with composite plans. In: Slater  T R (ed) The built form of Western cities. Leicester University Press, Leicester, p 71-74

Whitehand JWR (1987) The changing face of cities. Oxford, Blackwell

Whitehand J W R (2001) British urban morphology: the Conzenian tradition. Urban Morphology 5:103-109

Whitehand J W R (2007) Conzenian urban morphology and landscapes. Proceedings of the 6th International Space Syntax Symposium. Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul

Whitehand J W R (2009b) The structure of urban landscapes: strengthening research and practice. Urban Morphology 13:5-27

Typological Approach to Urban Morphology

Barizza, E. La forma tangibile. La nozione di organismo dalla svolta di Roma al progetto di Venezia (2017)

Barizza, E., Falsetti, M. Roma e l’eredità di Louis I. Kahn (2014)

Caniggia  G., Lettura di una città. Como, Como 1963

Caniggia G., Maffei G. L., Composizione architettonica e tipologia edilizia. 1.Lettura dell’edilizia di base, Venezia 1979

Caniggia G., Strutture dello spazio antropico:studi e note, Firenze 1981

Carlotti, P., Nencini, D., Posocco, P., Mediterranei Traduzioni della modernità (2014)

Falsetti, M. Annodamenti. La specializzazione dei tessuti urbani nel processo formativo e nel progetto (2017)

Conzen, M.R.G.  L’analisi della forma urbana. Alnwick, Northumberland. Edizione

italiana a cura di Giancarlo Cataldi, Gian Luigi Maffei, Marco Maretto, Nicola

Marzot, Giuseppe Strappa (2012)

Giannini S., Ostia in Quanderno n. 4, Università degli studi di Genova, Facoltà di Architettura, Istituto di elementi di Architettura e rilievo dei monumenti, Genova 1970

Maretto, M., Saverio Muratori. Il progetto della città/A legacy in urban design (2012)

Maretto, M., Saverio Muratori. Il progetto della città/A legacy in urban design (2012)

Maretto, M. Il paesaggio delle differenze, Architettura, città e territorio nella nuova era globale, Pisa 2008

Muratori,  S., Saggi di critica dell’Architettura contemporanea, Roma, 1946

Muratori, S., Saggi di metodo nell’impostazione dello studio dell’architettura, Roma 1946

Muratori,  S., Studi per un’operante storia urbana di Venezia, vol I, Roma 1959

Purini, F., Il paesaggio della tipologia, in Purini F. Sette paesaggi, “Quaderni di Lotus”, Milano 1989

Strappa, G., Carlotti, P., Camiz, A.  (2016) Urban Morphology and Historical Fabrics. Contemporary design of small towns in Latium – Morfologia urbana e tessuti storici. Il progetto contemporaneo dei centri minori del Lazio, (Gengemi Editore Roma)

Strappa G., L’architettura come processo, il mondo plastico murario in divenire, Roma 2014

Strappa G., Unità dell’Organismo architettonico, note sulla formazione dei caratteri degli edifici, Bari 1995

Strappa G., (a cura di) Tradizione e innovazione nell’architettura di Roma capitale : 1870-1930; scritti di Gianfranco Caniggia, Roma 1989

Strappa G., Il recinto, il tetto, la casa: materiali del corso di composizione architettonica 1, a.a. 1991-92, Roma 1992

Strappa G., La casa di abitazione, in Carbonara P., Architettura pratica, primo volume di aggiornamento, Torino 1989

Strappa G., Ieva M., Dimatteo M. A., La città come organismo: lettura di Trani alle diverse scale, Bari 2003

Strappa G., Tracce nelle città: Tre temi di architettura, Roma 1990

Strappa G., (a cura di) Studi sulla periferia est di Roma, Roma 2012

Strappa G., Nodi nelle città in Area n. 27, 1996

Space Syntax Approach to Urban Morphology

Hillier B. and Hanson J. (1984), The Social Logic of Space, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Hillier B. (1999), Space is the Machine: A Configurational Theory of Architecture, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Hillier B. and Penn A. (2004), Rejoinder to Carlo Ratti. Environment and Planning B – Planning and Design, 31 (4), 487–499.

Hillier B., Yang T., Turner A., (2012) Advancing depthmap to advance our understanding of cities. In: Greene, M and Reyes, J and Castro, A, (eds.) 8th International Space Syntax Symposium. Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile: Santiago, Chile.

Penn A. & Turner A. (2001) Space syntax based agent simulation. In: (Proceedings) 1st International Conference on Pedestrian and Evacuation Dynamics.: University of Duisburg, Germany. pp.7.

Penn A., Conroy R., Dalton N., Dekker L., Mottram, C., Turner A. (1997), Intelligent architecture: new tools for the three-dimensional analysis of space and built form, in Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on Space Syntax University College London, London, pp. 30.3-4.

Shen Y., Karimi K., Law S. (2017) Encounter and its configurational logic: Understanding spatiotemporal co-presence with road network and social media check-in data, in Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Space Syntax University College London

Acharya A., Karimi K., Parham E. Guven A., Uyar G. (2017) City planning using integrated urban modelling, in Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Space Syntax University College London

Ruiz-Apilánez B, Karimi K, García-Camacha I, Martín R (2017) Shared space streets: design, user perception and performance, Journal article; 2017; URBAN DESIGN International

Kolovou I, Gil J, Karimi K, Law S, Versluis L (2017) Road centre line simplification principles for angular segment analysis, in Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Space Syntax University College London

Law S, Penn A, Karimi K, Shen Y (2017) The economic value of spatial network accessibility for UK cities: A comparative analysis using the hedonic price approach, in Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Space Syntax University College London

Law S, Karimi K, Penn A (2015) An empirical study on applying community detection methods in defining spatial housing submarkets in London, in Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Space Syntax University College London

Karimi K, Acharya A, Parham E (2015) Integrated sub-regional planning informed by weighted spatial network models: The case of Jeddah sub-regional system, in Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Space Syntax University College London

Relational Approach to Urban Morphology

Augoyard, J-F. (2007 [1979]) Step by step: everyday walks in a French urban housing project. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

Freire, P. (1996 [1970]) Pedagogy of the Opressed. London: Penguin Books.

Hiernaux, Nicolas, D (2004) Henri Lefebvre: del Espacio Absoluto al Espacio Diferencial. Veredas 8. Primer semestre de 2004, pp. 11-25.

Hillier, B. and Hanson, J. (1984) The social logic of space. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Hou, J., ed. (2010) Insurgent Public Space: Guerrilla Urbanism and the Remaking of Contemporary Cities. New York: Routledge.

Hou, J., ed. (2013) Transcultural Cities: Border-Crossing and Placemaking. New York: Routledge.

Jones, P., Isakjee, A., Jam, C., Lorne, C. and Warren, S. (2017) Urban landscapes and the atmosphere of place: exploring subjective experience in the study of urban form. Urban Morphology 21(1): 29-40.

Kesby, M., Kindon, S. and Pain R. (2007) Participation as a form of power: Retheorising empowerment and spatialising Participatory Action Research. In S. Kindon, R. Pain and M. Kesby (eds.) Participatory action research approaches and methods: connecting people, participation and place. London: Routledge, pp. 19-25.

Knierbein, S (2015) Public Space as Relational Counter Space – Scholarly Minefield or Epistemological Opportunity? In: Tornaghi, C and Knierbein, S, eds. (2015) Public space and relational perspectives: New challenges for architecture and planning. New York: Routledge, pp.42-64.

Knierbein, S. and Viderman, T., eds. (2018, forthcoming) Public Space Unbound. Urban Emancipation and the Post-Political Condition. Routledge.

Lefebvre, H (1991) The production of space. Oxford: Blackwell.

Lefebvre, H (2014 [1947, 1961, 1981]) Critique of Everyday Life – The one volume edition. London, New York: Verso.

Lehtovuori, P. (2010). Experience and Conflict: The Production of Urban Space. Farnham: Ashgate.

Low, S. and Smith, N. (2006) The Politics of public space. New York: Routledge.

Low, S. (2017) Spatializing Culture: The Ethnography of Space and Place. London: Rotledge.

Madanipour, A. (2003) Public and Private Spaces of the City. London: Routledge.

Murdoch, J. (2006) Post-structuralist Geography: A Guide to Relational Space. London: Sage.

Porta, S., Latora, V., & Strano, E. (2010). Networks in Urban Design: six years of research in Multiple Centrality Assessment. In E. Estrada, M. Fox, D. Higham and G. L. Oppo (eds.), Network science: complexity in nature and technology. London: Springer, pp.107-130

Shields, R (2013) Spatial Questions: Social Spatialisations and Cultural Topologies. London: Sage.

Smith, N (2008 (1984)) Uneven Development: Nature, Capital, and the Production of Space (4th edition). London: Verso.

Tonkiss, F. (2013) Cities by Design: The Social Life of Urban Form. Cambridge: Polity.

Tornaghi, C and Knierbein, S, eds. (2015) Public space and relational perspectives: New challenges for architecture and planning. New York: Routledge.

Watson, S. (2006) City publics: the (dis)enchantments of urban encounters. London: Routledge.


Collaborative Learning Structure

Banerjee, I. (2016). From classrooms to learning landscapes: new socio-spatial imaginaries of learning and learning spaces. In Tognagchi, C. and Knierbein, S., eds. (2016) Public Space and Relational Perspectives, New challenges for architecture and planning. New York: Routledge, p.167-182

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Graham, C. R. (2006). Blended learning systems: Definitions, current trends and future directions. In C. J. Bonk, & C. R. Graham (Eds.), The Handbook of blended learning: Global perspectives, local designs (pp. 3-21). San Francisco: Pfeiffer.

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Madrazo, L., Angel, M., Tomas, O., Viera, J., Mirjana, D., Carla, S., & Adriana, Di. (2015). Learning spaces, 31(539369).

Madrazo, L., Sentieri, C., & Charalambous, N. (2012). Applying a Blended Learning Methodology to the Study of Housing.

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