Category Archives: urban morphology

Centrality in Cities and Social Life

Uncovering the production process of social life in urban spatial settings is one of the essentials in the development of modern urban planning and design (Lefebvre 1991). Spatial structure refers to a set of spatial relationships arising out of the … Continue reading

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Infrastructure: Key Drivers for Action

 A truly holistic approach to infrastructure requires stepping away from a silo/sector-based approach and understanding that infrastructure is made up of not just physical things or assets, but consists of three major parts: assets, knowledge, and institutions. Embracing this concept … Continue reading

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Defining Urban Space

It is not  easy to develop a definition of urban space because such a definition must consider the social parameters of its constituent parts: urban and space. The difficulty of defining urban space is enhanced if one considers that urban … Continue reading

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Democratic Public or Social Space

  Democratic public space involves complex relationships between ownership, agency, occupation, control, and freedom.  Authors Nahal Sohbati, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, Studying for Masters of Landscape Architecture Rivka Weinstock, University of Pennsylvania, Studying for Masters of Landscape Architecture … Continue reading

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