Block types

‘On the discovery of urban typologies: data mining the many dimensions of urban form’

by J. Gil, J. N. Beirão, N. Montenegro and J. P. Duarte

2012, Urban Morphology 16(1)

This article presents a data mining method for the development of typologies suited to the understanding of emerging urban areas that do not fall into standard classifications. The quantitative nature of its output lends itself to integration with other systematic procedures related to the research, analysis, planning and design of urban areas.

The article can be found on the journal’s web site (subscription required):

http://www.urbanform.org/online_public/2012_1.shtml

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