Articles 2010: Geospatial analysis and living urban geometry

Ref: Pagliardini, P. Porta, S. Salingaros, N. (2010), Geospatial analysis and living urban geometry, in Jiang B, Yao XA (eds), Geospatial Analysis and Modelling of Urban Environments: Structure and Dynamics, Springer, New York, p.331-353. ***   *** This essay outlines how to incorporate morphologic rules within the exigencies of our …

Articles 2010: Networks in Urban Design: six years of MCA research

Ref: 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, & G. L. Oppo (Eds.), Network science: complexity in nature and technology (pp. 107-130). London, UK: Springer. ***   *** Multiple Centrality …

Articles 2010: ‘Emergent Neighborhoods’ model and ‘400mts Rule’

Ref: Mehaffy M, Porta S, Rofè Y, Salingaros N, 2010, Urban nuclei and the geometry of streets: The ‘emergent neighborhoods’ model, Urban Design International, 15-1, p.22-46. ***   *** A controversy remains among planners and urban designers about the proper location of the non-residential core (nucleus) of a neighborhood in relation …

Articles 2010: Network Kernel Density of activities in Barcelona

Ref: Produit T, Lachance N, Strano E, Porta S, Joost S, 2010, A network based Kernel Density Estimator applied to Barcelona economic activities, in Taniar et al. (eds.), ICCSA 2010: Part I. ***   *** This paper presents a methodology to compute an innovative density indicator of spatial events. The methodology …

Articles 2010: Centrality and land use intensity in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Ref: Wang F, Antipova A, Porta S, 2010, Street centrality and land use intensity in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Journal of Transport Geography, In press. ***   *** This paper examines the relationship between street centrality and land use intensity in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Street centrality is calibrated in terms of …