Readings referred to in the work above.

Chen, Fei, and Kevin Thwaites. 2013. Chinese Urban Design: the Typomorphological Approach. Surrey: Ashgate.

Chen, Fei, and Ombretta Romice. 2009. “Preserving the cultural identity of Chinese cities in urban design through a Typomorphological approach.”  Urban Design International 14 (1):p36-54.

Chen, Fei. 2014. Urban morphology and citizens life. In Encyclopedia of Quality of Life and Well-Being Research, edited by Alex C Michalos. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer.

Scheer, Brenda Case. 2010. The Evolution of Urban Form: Typology for Planners and Architects. Chicago and Washington DC: American Planning Association.

Romice, O.; Porta, S. (2015). Plot Based Urbanism: Towards Masterplanning for Change.  Journal of the Academy of Urbansim.

Porta, S., Romice, O., Maxwell, J. A., Russell, P., & Baird, D. (2014). Alterations in scale: patterns of change in main street networks across time and space. Urban Studies, 51(16), 3383-3400.

Romice, O; Porta, S.; Barbour, G.; Dibble, J.; Feliciotti, A. (2016). “Change as a driver and knowledge base in masterplanning:. In AlWaer, H.; and Ilsley, B. (Eds). Placemaking: Rethinking the Masterplanning Process. ICE Publisher (Thomas Telford).

Barbour, G.; Romice, O.; Porta, S. (2016). Finding the Plot: A plot-based economic development model applied to the physical regeneration of Glasgow neighbourhoods. In Open Housing International.

Feliciotti, A.; Romice, O.; Porta, S. (2016). Stepping stones towards a Masterplan for Change: Measuring resilience of the urban form. In Open Housing International.

Mehaffy, M. W., Porta, S., & Romice, O. (2014). The “neighborhood unit” on trial: a case study in the impacts of urban morphology. Journal of Urbanism: International Research on Placemaking and Urban Sustainability, 1-19.


Key bibliography in the area of morphology, responsive design è References


Caniggia, Gianfranco, and Gian Luigi Maffei. 2001. Architectural composition and building typology: interpreting basic building. Translated by Susan Jane Fraser and Revision by Karl Kropf and Brenda Scheer. Firenze: Alinea Editrice.

Cataldi, Giancarlo. 2003. “From Muratori to Caniggia: the origins and development of the Italian School of design typology.”  Urban Morphology 7 (1):p19-34.

Conzen, M.R.G. 1969. Alnwick, Northumberland: A Study in Town-Plan Analysis. London: Institute of British Geographers.

Gokce, Duygu, and Fei Chen. 2016. “Does the typological process help to build a sense of place? .”  Urban Morphology in press.

Hough, Michael. 1984. City form and natural process: Towards a new urban vernacular. London: Croom Helm.

Larkham, Peter;, and Andrew Jones. 1991. “Glossary of Urban Form.” In Historical Geography Research Series no.26. Norwich: Geo Books.

Lefebvre, Henri. 2004. Rhythmanalysis: Space, Time and Everyday Life. Translated by Stuart Elden and Gerald Moore. London and New York: Continuum.

Moudon, Anne Vernez. 1994. “Getting to know the built landscape: typomorphology.” In Ordering Space: Types in Architecture and Design, edited by Karen A.; Schneekloth Franck, Lynda H., pp 289- 311. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold.

Whitehand, J W R , K  Gu, M P Conzen, and S M Whitehand. 2014. “The typological process and the morphological period: a cross-cultural assessment.”  Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design 41 (3):512-533.


Responsive design

Alexander, Christopher;. 1979. The Timeless Way of Building New York: Oxford University Press.

Alexander, Christopher;, Sara; Ishikawa, Murray; Silverstein, Max Jacobson, Ingrid; Fisksdahl-King, and Shlomo Angel. 1977. A pattern language. New York: Oxford University Press.

Gehl, Jan. 2001. Life between buildings: using public space. Translated by Jo Koch. Fourth ed. Skive: Arkitektens Forlag, The Danish Architectural Press. Original edition, 1971.

Kaplan, Rachel, Stephen Kaplan, and Robert L. Ryan. 1998. With people in mind: Design and management of everyday nature. Washington, DC: Island Press.

Lang, Jon, and Walter Moleski. 2010. Functionalism Revisited: Architectural Theory and Practice and the Behavioral Sciences. Surrey and Burlington: Ashgate.

Madanipour, Ali. 2007. Designing the city of reason: Foundations and frameworks. London and New York: Routeldge.

Rapoport, Amos. 1969. House form and culture. Englewood Cliffs (N.J.): Prentice-Hall.

Relph, Edward. 2007. “Prospects for places (from Place and Placelessness, 1976).” In The urban design reader, edited by Michael Larice and Elizabeth Macdonald, 119-124. Oxon: Routledge.

Thwaites, Kevin;, Serqio; Porta, Ombretta; Romice, and Mark Greaves. 2007. Urban sustainability through environmental design: Approches to time-people-place responsive urban space. New York: Routledge.


Urban design

Carmona, Matthew, Tim Heath, Taner Oc, and Steve Tiesdell. 2003. Public places, urban spaces: the dimensions of urban design. Oxford: Architectural Press.

Cuthbert, Alexander R. 2006. The Form of Cities: Political Economy and Urban Design. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing.

Gehl, Jan, and Lars Gemzoe. 2004. Public Spaces, Public Life. Copenhagen: Danish Architectural Press.

Kostof, Spiro. 1991. The City Shaped: Urban Patterns and Meanings Through History. London: Thames and Hudson Ltd.

Kropf, Karl. 2009. “Aspects of urban form.”  Urban Morphology 13 (2):105-120.

Lynch, Kevin. 1960. The image of the City. Cambridge, Mass.: The MIT Press.

Lynch, Kevin. 1972. What time is this place? Cambridge: MIT Press.

Mumford, Lewis. 1961. The City in History: Its Origins, Its Transformations, and Its Prospects. New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc.

Norberg-Schulz, Christian. 1971. Existence, Space, and Architecture. New York: Praeger.

Norberg-Schulz, Christian. 1976. “The phenomenon of place.”  Architectural Association Quarterly 8 (4):3-10.