Scaling and allometry in the building geometries of Greater London

@article{Batty2008ScalingAA,
  title={Scaling and allometry in the building geometries of Greater London},
  author={Michael Batty and Rui Carvalho and Andrew Hudson-Smith and Richard Milton and D. Smith and Philip Steadman},
  journal={The European Physical Journal B},
  year={2008},
  volume={63},
  pages={303-314}
}
Abstract.Many aggregate distributions of urban activities such as city sizes reveal scaling but hardly any work exists on the properties of spatial distributions within individual cities, notwithstanding considerable knowledge about their fractal structure. We redress this here by examining scaling relationships in a world city using data on the geometric properties of individual buildings. We first summarise how power laws can be used to approximate the size distributions of buildings… 
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