Category Archives: urban morphology

10 Reasons to Focus on tier II Cities

Cities around the world are increasingly becoming the main drivers of trade, investment and local economic development.  However, not enough attention is being paid to the fastest-growing urban areas of all, and the ones with the greatest potential to shape … Continue reading

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URBAN FABRIC: The Concept

The urban fabric is the physical form of towns and cities. Like textiles, urban fabric comes in many different types and weaves.  COARSE GRAIN Coarse grain urban fabric is like burlap: rough, large-scale weaves that are functional, but not usually … Continue reading

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Sector Model of Urban Land Use

Urban areas have always been an area of research and caught the attention of scholars and academicians. Homer Hoyt gave the sector model which is also known as Hoyt model in 1939 explains how cities grew. As we witness the … Continue reading

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History of Aerial Photography

The first real Aerial photograph was taken around 1826. The first aerial photograph was taken in 1858 by Felix Tournachon, known as Nadar, from a tethered balloon over the Bievre Valley in France. Those photographs no longer exist. The oldest surviving aerial … Continue reading

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