Urban Design Studies Unit

Department of Architecture, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow
Research
Research

The main research aim of UDSU is to pursue an evidence-based understanding of how cities work and develop in time as a matter of sustainable urban planning, combining physical and socio-economic aspects.

Masters in Urban Design
Masters in Urban Design

Our MSc in Urban Design is one of the most intensive, innovative and thorough courses offered worldwide on urban design.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Once again the Urban Design Studies unit and the Department of Architecture are thrilled to invite you to take part to our CPD (Continuing Professional Development) course in Urban Design Representation

Research

Our research involves working jointly with a number of academics throughout the UK, Europe, and North America and engages with collaborators across the boundaries of academia including public and private sectors. Please refer to our...
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MSc in Urban Design

Our MSc in Urban Design is one of the most intensive, innovative and thorough courses offered worldwide on urban design. With its unique combination of studio teaching, taught classes and seminars it offers the ultimate...
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CPD

Urban Design Representation Urban Design Representation is a 5-module course aimed at teaching the basics of five software packages: AutoCAD, SketchUp, Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. The CPD in Urban Design Representation is an intensive learning...
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Research

Our research involves working jointly with a number of academics throughout the UK, Europe, and North America and engages with collaborators across the boundaries of academia including public and private sectors.

momepy: Urban Morphology Measuring Toolkit
Fleischmann M (2019) momepy: Urban Morphology Measuring Toolkit. Journal of Open Source Software 4(43): 1807. DOI: 10.21105/joss.01807. Urban morphology is the area of urban studies...
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The road to masterplanning for change and the design of resilient places
Romice, O, Porta, S & Feliciotti, A 2017, 'The road to masterplanning for change and the design of resilient places' Architectural Research in Finland, vol...
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Form and urban change: an urban morphometric study of five gentrified neighbourhoods in London
Venerandi, A, Zanella, M, Romice, O, Dibble, J & Porta, S 2017, 'Form and urban change: an urban morphometric study of five gentrified neighbourhoods in...
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On the origin of spaces: morphometric foundations of urban form evolution
Dibble, J, Prelorendjos, A, Romice, O, Zanella, M, Strano, E, Pagel, M & Porta, S 2017, 'On the origin of spaces: morphometric foundations of urban...
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MSc in Urban Design

Our MSc in Urban Design is one of the most intensive, innovative and thorough courses offered worldwide on urban design.

Wyndford Estate Regeneration
Once described as a ‘balanced community’ ‘not to be a ghetto for young families’, the Wyndford Estate is now seen as one of Glasgows new...
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Maryhill Community Activation Regeneration Eduction (C.A.R.E)
The year started out with an introduction to high streets. High-streets often highlight a significant historical route and as such are the hub from which...
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Stitching the Urban Fabric
For a masterplan of this size and complexity it was necessary to divide the work between two authors. We have delineated 2 areas equally complex...
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Re-establishing Maryhill’s Spine: Masterplan
Bringing back Maryhill Road as a high street of Maryhill in a fragmented urban landscape by improving the overall experience of Maryhill and establishing a...
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Put it on a Map: the Masterplan
This project focuses on the rejuvenation of three major nodes within the district to strengthen, unite, and create a better, more resilient, future for Shawlands....
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Touring the Contour: Central Maryhill Regeneration
Touring the Contour: Central Maryhill Regeneration is a multi-layered urban project that will take course in a 10-year duration. Aiming to generate 852 new homes...
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Continuing Professional Development

We are doing Continuing Professional Development (CPD) in Urban Design Representation.

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