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Space is the machine
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A new type of theory of architecture: an 'analytic' theory in which understanding and design advance together. Expand
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The Social Logic of Space
Preface Introduction 1. The problem of space 2. The logic of space 3. The analysis of settlement layouts 4. Bindings and their genotypes 5. The elementary building and its transformations 6. theExpand
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Space is the machine: A configurational theory of architecture
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A new type of theory of architecture: ananalytic theory in which understanding and design advance together. Expand
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Natural Movement: Or, Configuration and Attraction in Urban Pedestrian Movement
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This paper contains evidence in support of a new ‘configurational’ paradigm in which a primary property of the form of the urban grid is to privilege certain spaces over others for through movement. Expand
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Network and Psychological Effects in Urban Movement
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Cognitive inferences can be made from aggregate urban flow data and distinguished from network effects; second by showing that urban movement, both vehicular and pedestrian, are shaped far more by the geometrical and topological properties of the grid than by its metric properties. Expand
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The social logic of space: The logic of space
SUMMARY This chapter does three things. First, it introduces a new concept of order in space, as restrictions on an otherwise random process. It does this by showing experimentally that certain kindsExpand
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A theory of the city as object: or, how spatial laws mediate the social construction of urban space
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A series of recent papers (Hillier et al, 1993; Hillier, 1996b, 2000) have outlined a generic process by which spatial configurations, through their effect on movement, first shape, and then are shaped by, land-use patterns and densities. Expand
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The social logic of space: Contents
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Preface Introduction 1. The problem of space 2. The logic of space 3. The analysis of settlement layouts 4. Bindings and their genotypes 5. The elementary building and its transformations 6. the spatial logic of arrangements 7. a computer-aided thought experiment. Expand
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Can streets be made safe?
This paper addresses the controversy about the relationship between crime and spatial design. There are tow divergent views: the one which advocates open and permeable environments in which strangersExpand
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