Summit on Plot-Based Urbanism

UDSU is honoured to host a two-day summit at the University of Strathclyde from 27-28 October to bring together leading ideas on Plot-Based Urbanism.   Keynotes, workshops, round-table discussions and fantastic new opportunities to advance research, policy and practice. With an increasing trend towards single-use, suburban developments on large plots, we are …

Articles 2014: Alterations in Scale now online on Urban Studies pre-print

    Ref: Porta, S. Romice, S. Maxwell, A. J. Russell, P. Baird, D. (2014), Alterations in scale: Patterns of change in main street networks across time and space, Urban Studies, in print. Pre-print available online at: http://usj.sagepub.com/content/early/2014/02/07/0042098013519833. Link to paper on Urban Studies Links to press coverage: Planetizen, LSE …

Articles: 2013. MCA in professional practice, now out on Urban Design

Ref: Porta, S, Strano, E, Venerandi, A, Adam, R, Romice, O, Pasino, P & Bianchi, G., 2013, Centrality and Place-Making: Understanding and Designing Mixed Use Streets in Professional Masterplanning in Urban Design, no. 125, pp. 12-14. Download the paper Non-residential economic activities are the heart of mixed use streets. That makes …