Sergio Porta

Prof

  • United Kingdom

19992020

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2020

Building beauty: a new program teaching students to help heal the world

Rofè, Y., Porta, S., Ingham, S., Andrews, C. R., Ettlinger, O., Robazza, P. & Moore Alexander, M., 26 Jan 2020, Green Buildings and Renewable Energy. Sayigh, A. (ed.). Cham: Springer, p. 611-622 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Masterplanning for Change: Designing the Resilient City

Romice, O., Porta, S. & Feliciotti, A., 31 May 2020, London.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Measuring urban form: overcoming terminological inconsistencies for a quantitative and comprehensive morphologic analysis of cities

Fleischmann, M., Romice, O. & Porta, S., 3 Mar 2020, In : Environment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science. p. 1-18 18 p.

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2019

On the origin of spaces: morphometric foundations of urban form evolution

Dibble, J., Prelorendjos, A., Romice, O., Zanella, M., Strano, E., Pagel, M. & Porta, S., 1 May 2019, In : Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design. 46, 4, p. 707-730 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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7 Citations (Scopus)
23 Downloads (Pure)
2018
106 Downloads (Pure)
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23 Downloads (Pure)

Main street plot scale in urban design for inclusive economies: Stockholm case studies

Danenberg, R., Mehaffy, M., Porta, S. & Elmlund, P., 24 Aug 2018, In : Proceedings of the ICE - Urban Design and Planning. 171, 4, 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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1 Citation (Scopus)
9 Downloads (Pure)

Urban form resilience urban design practice: masterplanning for change

Romice, O., Feliciotti, A. & Porta, S., 10 Dec 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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37 Downloads (Pure)
2017

Correlating street network and urban blocks in the city centre of Tripoli

Remali, A. M. & Porta, S., 31 Jan 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Urban Morphology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Form and urban change: an urban morphometric study of five gentrified neighbourhoods in London

Venerandi, A., Zanella, M., Romice, O., Dibble, J. & Porta, S., 30 Nov 2017, In : Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design. 44, 6, p. 1056-1076 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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15 Citations (Scopus)
58 Downloads (Pure)

Masterplanning for change: design as a way to create the conditions for time sensitive place-making

Romice, O., Porta, S., Feliciotti, A. & Barbour, G. C., 6 Jun 2017, Placemaking: Rethinking the Masterplanning Process. AlWaer, H. & Illsley, B. (eds.). London, p. 195-207 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

The road to masterplanning for change and the design of resilient places

Romice, O., Porta, S. & Feliciotti, A., 21 Dec 2017, In : Architectural Research in Finland. 1, 1, p. 11-26 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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102 Downloads (Pure)

Towards informal planning: mapping the evolution of spontaneous settlements in time

Iovene, M., Fernandéz de Córdova, G., Romice, O. & Porta, S., 29 Sep 2017, 24th ISUF International Conference - City and Territory in the Globalization Age. Colomer, V. (ed.). Valencia, p. 545-557 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

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31 Downloads (Pure)

Urban regeneration, masterplans and resilience: the case of the Gorbals in Glasgow

Feliciotti, A., Romice, O. & Porta, S., 16 Mar 2017, In : Urban Morphology. 21, 1, p. 61-79 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Design for change: five proxies for resilience in the urban form

Feliciotti, A., Romice, O. & Porta, S., 31 Dec 2016, In : Open House International. 41, 4, p. 23-30 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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406 Downloads (Pure)

Spatio-temporal analysis of micro economic activities in Rome reveals patterns of mixed-use urban evolution

Fiasconaro, A., Strano, E., Nicosia, V., Porta, S. & Latora, V., 16 Mar 2016, In : PLoS ONE. 11, 3, 15 p., e0151681.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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79 Downloads (Pure)
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2 Citations (Scopus)
146 Downloads (Pure)

The city and the grid: building beauty at large scale

Porta, S., Rofè, Y. & Vidoli, M., 4 Apr 2016, A City is Not a Tree, 50th Anniversary Edition. Mehaffy, M. (ed.). p. 163-181 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

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92 Downloads (Pure)

The production of cities: Christopher Alexander and the problem of "System A" at large scale

Porta, S., Rofè, Y. & Vidoli, M. P., Oct 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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248 Downloads (Pure)

The timeless way of educating architects: a new master in "Building Beauty" in Naples, Italy

Moore-Alexander, M., Zecchi, E., Russell, P., Vidoli, M., Caperna, A., Romice, O. & Porta, S., 28 Oct 2016. 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceProceeding

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181 Downloads (Pure)

Urban design and quality of life

Romice, O., Thwaites, K., Porta, S., Greaves, M., Barbour, G. & Pasino, P., 13 Aug 2016, The Handbook of Environmental Psychology and Quality of Life Research. Fleury-Bahi, G., Pol, E. & Navarro, O. (eds.). Cham, p. 241-273 33 p. (International Handbooks of Quality-of-Life).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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20 Downloads (Pure)
2015

Masterplanning for change: lessons and directions

Feliciotti, A., Romice, O. & Porta, S., 13 Jul 2015, Book of Proceedings AESOP Prague Annual Congress 20 15 : Definite Space – Fuzzy Responsibility. Macoun, M. & Maier, K. (eds.). p. 3051-3065 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

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219 Downloads (Pure)

Plot based urbanism: a roadmap to masterplanning for change

Romice, O. & Porta, S., 27 Jul 2015, In : Academy of Urbanism Journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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730 Downloads (Pure)

Street quality, street life, street centrality

Remali, A. M., Porta, S., Romice, O. & Abudib, H., 30 Nov 2015, Suburban Urbanities : Suburbs and the Life of the High Street. Vaughan, L. (ed.). London, p. 104-129 26 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

The "neighborhood unit" on trial: a case study of the impacts of urban morphology

Mehaffy, M. W., Porta, S. & Romice, O., 3 Apr 2015, In : Journal of Urbanism . 8, 2, p. 199-217 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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806 Downloads (Pure)
2014

Construction and therapy: an integrated approach to design build

Russell, P., Porta, S., Romice, O. & Vidoli, M. P., 16 Oct 2014, Working Out: Thinking While Building: Paper Proceedings from the 2014 Fall Conference of the Association of the Collegiate Schools of Architecture . p. 98-108 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Correlating street quality, street life and street centrality in Tripoli, Libya

Remali, A. M., Porta, S. & Romice, O., 28 Apr 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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Plot-based urbanism: towards time-consciousness in place-making

Porta, S. & Romice, O., 2014, Dortmunder Vorträge zur Stadtbaukunst [Dortmunder Lectures on Civic Art]: New Civic Art . Mäckler, C. & Sonne, W. (eds.). Sulgen, DE, Vol. 4. p. 82-111 29 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

The Form of Gentrification: Common Morphological Patterns in Five Gentrified Areas of London, UK

Porta, S., Venerandi, A., Zanella, M. & Romice, O., 7 Nov 2014, 34 p.

Research output: Working paper

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103 Downloads (Pure)
2013

Multiple centrality assessment: understanding and designing mixed use streets in professional masterplanning

Porta, S., Strano, E., Venerandi, A., Adam, R., Romice, O., Pasino, P. & Bianchi, G., Jan 2013, In : Urban Design. 125, p. 12-14 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2012

Elementary processes governing the evolution of road networks

Strano, E., Nicosia, V., Latora, V., Porta, S. & Barthelemy, M., 1 Mar 2012, In : Scientific Reports. 2, 8 p., 296.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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146 Citations (Scopus)
55 Downloads (Pure)

Responding to complex urban challenges with integrated research in education: case study of a Master in Urban Design programme

Romice, O., Mehaffy, M., Porta, S. & Thwaites, K., Jun 2012, Vulnerability, Risks and Complexity: Impacts of Global Change on Human Habitats. Kabisch, S., Kunath, A. & Schweitzer-Ries, P. (eds.). Ashald, Gottingen, Vol. 3. p. 299-310 12 p. (Advances in People-Environment Studies; vol. 3).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

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105 Downloads (Pure)

Street centrality and the location of economic activities in Barcelona

Porta, S., Latora, V., Wang, F., Rueda, S., Strano, E., Scellato, S., Cardillo, A., Belli, E., Cardenas, F., Cormenzana, B. & Latora, L., May 2012, In : Urban Studies. 49, 7, p. 1471-1488 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The network analysis of urban streets: a primal approach

Porta, S., Latora, V. & Crucitti, P., 2012, Environment and planning. Thrift, N., Barnes, T., Peck, J. & Batty, M. (eds.). London: SAGE Publications Ltd, Vol. A. p. 247-276 29 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

43 Downloads (Pure)
2011

Plot-based urbanism and urban morphometrics: measuring the evolution of blocks, street fronts and plots in cities

Porta, S., Romice, O., Strano, E., Venerandi, A., Morello, E., Viana, M. & Da Fontoura Costa, L., 2011, (Unpublished) Glasgow: University of Strathclyde, 41 p.

Research output: Working paper

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239 Downloads (Pure)

Street centrality and land use intensity in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Wang, F., Antipova, A. & Porta, S., Mar 2011, In : Journal of Transport Geography. 19, 2, p. 285-293 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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85 Citations (Scopus)
291 Downloads (Pure)
2010

A network based kernel density estimator applied to Barcelona economic activities

Proudit, T., Lachence-Bernard, N., Joost, S., Taniar, D. (ed.), Porta, S. & Strano, E., Apr 2010, Proceedings of ICCSA 2010 (2010 International Conference on Computational Science and Its Application). Part I ed. Springer, p. 32-45 13 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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15 Citations (Scopus)
171 Downloads (Pure)

Elements of urban form

Dempsey, N., Brown, C., Raman, S., Porta, S., Jenks, M., Jones, C. & Bramley, G., 2010, Dimensions of the Sustainable Cities. Jenks, M. & Jones, C. (eds.). London: Springer, Vol. 2. p. 21-51 30 p. (Future City).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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Geospatial analysis and living urban geometry

Pagliardini, P., Porta, S. & Salingaros, N. A., 6 Jun 2010, Geospatial analysis and modeling of urban structure and dynamics. Jiang, B. & Yao, X. (eds.). 99 ed. New York: Springer, p. 331-355 25 p. (GeoJournal Library).

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Networks in urban design. six years of research in multiple centrality assessment

Porta, S., Latora, V. & Strano, E., 20 Sep 2010, Network science complexity in nature and technology. Estrada, E., Fox, M., Higham, D. J. & Oppo, G-L. (eds.). Springer, p. 107-130 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

12 Citations (Scopus)
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297 Downloads (Pure)

The psychology of engagement: communities in action

Romice, O., Porta, S. & Shah, M., Mar 2010, In : Conservation Bulletin. 63, p. 15-17 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Under the microscope: 20 small towns in Scotland

Hart, L., Hooi, J., Romice, O. & Porta, S., 17 Jun 2010, Glasgow: University of Strathclyde. 192 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Urban nuclei and the geometry of streets: the 'emergent neighborhoods' model

Mehaffy, M., Porta, S., Rofè, Y. & Salingaros, N., 2010, In : Urban Design International. 15, 1, p. 22-46 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Correlating densities of centrality and activities in cities: the cases of Bologna (IT) and Barcelona (ES)

Porta, S., Latora, V., Wang, F., Rueda, S., Cormenzana, B., Càrdenas, F., Latora, L., Strano, E., Belli, E., Cardillo, A. & Scellato, S., 2009, Planning, Complexity and New ICT. Rabino, G. & Caglioni, M. (eds.). Firenze, Italy, p. 37-46 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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Optimizing urban structure: toward an integrated new urbanist model - urban nuclei and the geometry of streets: the 'emergent neighborhoods' model

Mehaffy, M., Porta, S., Salingaros, N. & Rofè, Y., Jun 2009.

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Street centrality and densities of retail and services in Bologna, Italy

Porta, S., Latora, V., Wang, F., Strano, E., Cardillo, A., Scellato, S., Iacoviello, V. & Messora, R., 2009, In : Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design. 36, 3, p. 450-465 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

190 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)
2008

Centrality and cities: multiple centrality assessment as a tool for urban analysis and design

Porta, S., Latora, V. & Haas, T. (ed.), 29 Apr 2008, New urbanism and beyond: designing cities for the future. Haas, T. (ed.). New York, p. 140-145 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Multiple centrality assessment in Parma: a network analysis of paths and open spaces

Porta, S., Crucitti, P. & Latora, V., Mar 2008, In : Urban Design International. 13, 1, p. 41-50 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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37 Citations (Scopus)
125 Downloads (Pure)