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A Pattern Language - Towns, Buildings, Construction
TLDR
This book will enable a person to make a design for almost any kind of building, or any part of the built environment, which will replace existing ideas and practices entirely.
The dynamics of global urban expansion
This study examined the dynamics of global urban expansion by defining a new universe of 3,943 cities with population in excess of 100,000 and drawing a stratified global sample of 120 cities from
“Making Room for a Planet of Cities”
The policy focus report series is published by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy to address timely public policy issues relating to land use, land markets, and property taxation. Each report is
Mapping urban areas on a global scale: which of the eight maps now available is more accurate?
Eight groups from government and academia have created 10 global maps that offer a ca 2000 portrait of land in urban use. Our initial investigation found that their estimates of the total amount of
Ten compactness properties of circles: measuring shape in geography
This essay sheds new light on the meaning and measurement of compactness—one of the most intriguing and least-understood properties of geographic shapes. We articulate a unified theoretical
Planet of Cities
URBAN SPRAWL METRICS: AN ANALYSIS OF GLOBAL URBAN EXPANSION USING GIS
We define and present a comprehensive set of metrics for five dynamic attributes of urban spatial structure commonly associated with ‘sprawl’: (a) the extension of the area of cities beyond the
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