Books 2010: Under the microscope: 20 small towns in Scotland

Ref: Hart L, Hooi J, Romice O, Porta S, (2010), Under the microscope: 20 small towns in Scotland, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow UK. Download the book: Under the microscope_Part1 Under the microscope_Part2 Under the microscope_Part3 Under the microscope_Part4 Under the microscope_Part5 Under the microscope_Part6 Under the microscope_Part7 Under the microscope_Part8 …

Books 2010: An Comann, 50 Small Scottish Towns

Ref: Hart L, Hooi J, Romice O. (2010), An Comann, 50 Small Scottish Towns, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow UK. Download the book: An Comman_Part1 An Comman_Part2 An Comman_Part3 An Comman_Part4 An Comman_Part5 An Comman_Part6 An Comman_Part7 An Comman_Part8 An Comman_Part9 An Comman_Part10 ***   *** Small towns are very much …

Books 2007: Urban Sustainability through Environmental Design

Ref: Thwaites K, Romice O, Porta S and Greaves M (2007), Urban Sustainability through Environmental Design: approaches to time, people and place responsive urban spaces, Routledge, Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon, UK. Download extract in pdf. ***   *** What can architects, landscape architects and urban designers do to make urban …

Articles 2007: Multiple Centrality Assessment: centralità e ordine complesso (Italian)

Ref: Porta S, Latora V (2007), Multiple Centrality Assessment:  centralità e ordine complesso nell’analisi spaziale e nel progetto urbano, «Territorio», 39, 189-202. Download the paper ***   *** «Non c’è spesso così tanta perfezione nei lavori composti di molte parti e realizzati dalla mano di diversi maestri quanto in quelli …

Articles 2007: Analyse du réseau des voiries urbaines: une approche directe (French)

Ref: Porta S, Crucitti P, Latora V (2006), Analyse du réseau des voiries urbaines: une approche directe, «Géomatique Expert», 53, 56-71. Download the paper ***   *** «Entre lesquelles l’une des premières fut que je m’avisai de considérer que souvent il n’y a pas tant de perfection dans les ouvrages …

Articles 2006: The network analysis of urban streets: a primal approach

Ref: Porta S, Crucitti P, Latora V. (2006), The network analysis of urban streets: a primal approach, «Environment and Planning B: planning and design», 33 5, 705-725. Download the paper ***   *** The network metaphor in the analysis of urban and territorial cases has a long tradition, especially in …

Articles 2006: The network analysis of urban streets: a dual approach

Ref: Porta S, Crucitti P, Latora V (2006), The network analysis of urban streets: a dual approach, «Physica A, Statistical mechanics and its applications», 369, 853–866. Download the paper ***   *** The application of the network approach to the urban case poses several questions in terms of how to …