Category Archives: urban morphology

Urban Density: An Oversimplified Concept?

Urban Density refers to the way people and buildings interact. Urban density is a term used in  planning and  design to refer to the number of people inhabiting a given urbanized area. As such it is to be distinguished from other measures of population density. … Continue reading

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Trends and Patterns of Global Urbanisation: Distinction Between Two Terms and an Overview

A trend is a change or development towards something new or different. A pattern is the repeated or regular way in which something happens or is done.It is an arrangement of lines or shapes, especially a design in which the same shape is repeated at regular intervals over a surface. Global Trends of Urbanisation … Continue reading

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Why Cities Grow So Fast?

Urbanism is the new way of life. Our world is turning into a big urban realm. The first urban settlements are thought to have started around 3500 BC in lower Mesopotamia  around the Tigris and Euphrates. First was Ur, which from 2300 BC … Continue reading

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What our Future City will be like : A Visualisation by Shahjahan

            The city of the future is highly interconnected smart environment where people, government and business operate in symbiosis with spectacular improving technologies such as big data. The internet of things, artificial intelligence, robots, drones, autonomous green vehicles, 3D/4D printing, … Continue reading

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