Plot-Based Urbanism (Working Paper)

Ref: Porta, S. Romice, O. (2010), Plot-Based Urbanism: Towards Time-Consciousness in Place-Making, Working Papers of the Urban Design Studies Unit at University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK. Download Plot-Based Urbanism. Some of us have recently argued that what we still miss is the serious consideration of the factor of time in urbanism, or, in …

Articles 2011: Street Centrality in Barcelona in Urban Studies

Ref: Porta, S. Latora, V. Wang, F. Rueda, S. Strano, E. Scellato, S. Cardillo, A. Belli, E. Cardenas, F. Cormenzana, B. Latora, L. (2011), Street Centrality and the Location of Economic Activities in Barcelona, «Urban Studies», May 2012; vol. 49, 7: pp. 1471-1488. ***   *** Download the paper. The …

Students’ feedback 2011

We made it. It seemed impossible, but we made it. Doing it better than last year looked really difficult, as the students’ feedback was excellent after our Govan course in 2009-2010. And here we go, This is our students’ feedback 2010-2011, which refers to our course at the Barras. After all, …

Sustainable Urban Form Lecture by Michael Mehaffy

Michael Mehaffy will lecture on “SUSTAINABLE URBAN FORM: The Modern Structure of Walkable Cities”. The lecture will take place at Department of Architecture of University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, on Tuesday May 10th at 6.00pm. The event, partnered by Glasgow City Council and the Sustainable Glasgow Initiative, will be opened by …

The ECTS Workshop at University of Strathclyde

UDSU, in partnership with ICSS Institute of Complex System at Strathclyde, organizes the Evolution of Complex Transportation Networks (ECTN) Workshop to be held at University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, on 29-30 August 2011. The list of invited speaker includes: Dr. Marc Barthélemy Institute of Theoretical Physics, CEA, Saclay, France. Prof. Andy …