For scholars of urban history and urbanism.
With the introduction of the horse-drawn tramway in 1871, the citizens of Istanbul were forced to reckon with a new type of public space—the crowded confines of the tramcar. This article focuses on the removal of a curtain that separated men and women on public transit in 1923, analyzing the discourses that shaped the decision and the way in w…[Read more]
Pedro P. Palazzo deposited GIS-Assisted Identification Of Historic Districts: A Conceptual Model Case Study In Planaltina, Brazil in the group Urban Studies on Humanities Commons 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Georeferencing and digital databases are being used increasingly as tools for the identification, visualization, and management of cultural heritage sites. Likewise, typological models are useful for classifying buildings and structuring knowledge about historic urban districts. The merging of these two approaches provides increased spatial…[Read more]
The morphology of the traditional Portuguese town arises in the Middle Ages and is similar, in its formation, to most Western European town-making processes spurred by defensive and commercial needs. The traditional Portuguese town supports a single base building typology for private use, which remained relatively stable from the sixteenth to the…[Read more]
The superblocks that characterize Brasilia’s urban fabric are defined by Lucio Costa, a posteriori, as the “residential scale” of the city: a play on words that obscures a proper understanding of how the housing mass of the Brazilian capital is structured. In order to perceive more clearly the relations of scale — in its conventional, that is, geo…[Read more]
Interior design of medieval and modern pubs.
Durch die immer schneller voranschreitende Stadtentwicklung reichten Straßenbezeichnungen bald nicht längei aus, um sich ähnelnde Häuser zu unterscheiden. So musste ein Wirt sein Gasthaus den Einheimischen und Fremden kenntlich und attraktiv machen. Diese Kennzeichnung erfolgte mit diversen Hilfsmitteln, die sich im Laufe der Zelt entwickelten und…[Read more]
Computergestützte Methoden ermöglichen es, Informationen zv Raumnutzung und Bewegungsabläufen in architektonischen Strukturen zu gewinnen. Dies kann bei der Interpretation ergrabener Wirtshäuser hilfreich sein. Ein geeignetes Werkzeug hierfür ist die Space-Syntax-Analyse. So kann mit der angewandten Software UCL Depthmap 10 (Turner/Friedrich 2011…[Read more]
This conference, co-organized by the Istanbul Research Institute
and Pera Museum, through local and international collaborations, seeks to offer new
insights on the complex layers of Istanbul’s urban landscape. It brings together innovative
studies in the fields of environmental history, political ecology, and critical art studies t…[Read more]
Raphael Grazziano deposited Urban science between transparent management and corporate appropriation: A study concerning systems of urban assessment in the group Urban Studies on Humanities Commons 7 months, 3 weeks ago
Urban science is the planning branch that uses large scale data to establish new ways to govern cities, being systems of urban assessment an example of its contemporary manifestation. What Works Cities (WWC) from Bloomberg Philanthropies and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for Cities and Communities (LEED© CC) from US Green Building…[Read more]
Sabrina Autenrieth deposited Spatial organisation and population size of small Cucuteni-Tripolye settlements: Results of geomagnetic surveys in Baia and Adâncata, Suceava County, Bucovina, Eastern Romania in the group Urban Studies on Humanities Commons 7 months, 3 weeks ago
Geomagnetic research and drillings provide new results regarding settlement organisation and population size of three small settlements from the Pre-Cucuteni and the Cucuteni A-B period of Suceava County in Romanian Bucovina. In these settlements from different stages of the Cucuteni-Tripolye complex, domestic dwellings can be distinguished from…[Read more]
By taking water as a viewpoint, this dissertation reveals that the urban communities of seventeenth-century Holland were highly subsidiary in nature. Individual townspeople, men and women alike, knew how to fend for themselves, incidentally having recourse to other inhabitants, businessmen, corporations or magistrates. Together, they constituted a…[Read more]
“Foreword.” YILLIK: Annual of Istanbul Studies 2 (2020): 3
Wladimir Fischer-Nebmaier deposited John R. Palandech (1874–1956): The Many Faces of a Chicago Transatlantic Immigrant Media Man in the group Urban Studies on Humanities Commons 11 months, 3 weeks ago
John R. Palandech was a well-known immigrant publisher, politician, and entrepreneur in Chicago from the Gilded Age to the post–World War II era. This article retraces his biography and crosses it with the transatlantic political, cultural, and economic world Palandech was a part of and actor in. At the core of this study is a collection of l…[Read more]
Papers focusing on the urban environmental history of fires are invited for a panel to be submitted to
the European Society for Environmental History conference, which will be held at the
University of Bristol in July 2021.
Raphael Grazziano deposited Todo objeto é uma imagem: Sauerbruch Hutton segundo Harun Farocki Every object is an image: Sauerbruch Hutton according to Harun Farocki in the group Urban Studies on Humanities Commons 1 year, 4 months ago
Harun Farocki’s last film, Sauerbruch Hutton Architects (2013), is studied by comparing it to other works by the director and analyzing its scenes. The article elaborates what is the position of this office regarding architecture as a producer of images, and then verifies what is its underlying spatiality. As a result, one can see how the…[Read more]
As Indonesia’s increasingly authoritarian populist president Jokowi began his second term in autumn 2019, he finds himself confronted by a new generation radicalised by the converging crises of militarism, agrarian dispossession, environmental destruction and corruption.
Ancient demography is a recurrent topic in archaeology, thanks to new methods and evidence from different surveys and excavations. However, different cultures or periods are studied on their own, without any comparison being made between them and of their population dynamics. The present paper seeks to advance the situation by defining…[Read more]
El autor presenta una visión panorámica de la evolución histórica y conceptual de algunos temas clave de los estudios urbanos: el tamaño de la ciudad, el espacio urbano, el concepto de urbanita y ciudadano, y el modelo de ciudad ideal. Las propuestas de los sociólogos del siglo XIX y de la Escuela de Chicago, han dejado paso a un urbanismo postm…[Read more]
Skateboards have unique character complexities in the city, as multiface, multispace and multiplace. Spatialization of style to Stylization of space is a how skareboard create youth culture and a part of sub-culture. Looking ritual a play skateboard in the city more have dimension of style, space and place, as happened in bowl skatepark.
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