Roma 2020


20 February|Thursday



9:00 - 11:00

room A

Urban Substrata and New Meanings

Chair_Ivor Samuels


Lost in Transition. Urban substrata in a Chinese metropolis. The case of Nanjing Hehua Tang.

Marco Trisciuoglio

Urban Fabric and contemporary dwelling in the Greek-Roman centre of Naples.

Federica Visconti

Micro-urbanism. Additional tool for urban heritage determination.

Éva Lovra

Documenting the disappeared Rome: the San Marco district.

Chiara Melchionna, Francesca Geremia

Underlying, extended and updated Rome in Valencia: the historic definition of Ciutat Vella as the core city.

Mifsut Garcia Cesar Damian

Why an Atlas? Reading of the cultural substrata of the Portuguese building typologies.

José Silva, Sergio Fernandes, Carlos Dias Coelho

The concept of morpho-typology in the Alberobello urban organism.

Matteo Ieva, Miriana Di Gioia, Francesco Leone, Rosella Regina, Fausta Schiavone


Metamorphosis of Urban Form in A Historical Nutshell; A Critical Perspective.

Selen Karadogan, Ecem Kutlay



Parallel Session

9:00 - 11:00

room PH

Urban Morphology in Historical Context

Chair_Federica Visconti

Emerging Perspectives on Urban Morphology: Nicosia’s historical urban form through multiple practices.

Nadia Charalambous

From past to present Shiraz historical texture and its morphological structure.

Farzaneh Nahas Farmaniyeh, Ali Sokhanpardaz

Historical walls of segregation: a comparative approach on fringe belt as a tool of regeneration.

Deborah Lefosse

Morphological development in historic context German Convent of St Francis.

Gisela Loehlein

Diyarbakır. City Identity changing through time.

Zulkuf Guneli

The concept of “trullo type” in the formation of Alberobello settlement.

Matteo Ieva, Greta Indrio, Davide Lasorella, Gianpiero Gorgoglione


Gravina in Puglia: City substratum as a Process of “Invention” and Transformation of the Territory.

Francesca Delia De Rosa


Fringe Belts by transect. The case of Krakow

Anna Agata Kantarek


Parallel Session

11:30 - 13:30

room A

Urban Form Theory

Chair_Marco Trisciuoglio


The Vacant City as the contemporary substratum. Why and How the crisis enables regeneration processes.

Nicola Marzot

Giovannoni’s "diradamento" as a congruent transformation of urban continuity. Applications and limits of a philological device for core city regeneration.

Maria Vitiello


Shifting point-attractors: the central-symmetric flexi of via Flaminia and via Clodia near pons Milvius, Rome.

Alessandro Camiz

The idea of morphological regions as a tool in planning and design.

Vitor Oliveira, Muzaffer Ali Yaygin

Urban aesthetics: the haussmannian urban form and the configuration of the city of Erechim/RS, Brazil.

Camila Nardino, Dirceu Piccinato Junior


Coincidentia oppositorum. The building of the urban form in O. M. Ungers in the city of Berlin.

Vincenzo d’Abramo


An examination of the morphological change of the Roman “cardo”-case of Adana/Turkey.

Beliz Büşra Şahin, Fazilet Duygu Saban


Parallel Session

11:30 - 13:30

room PH

Urban Regeneration and Social Issues

Chair_Kayvan Karimi


Urban form versus health of citizens. Case study of Lodz downtown rehabilitation.

Malgorzata Hanzl

Rethinking marginal areas: urban growth and inequality in informal settlements, the case study of Usme district, Bogotá.

Nelcy Echeverria

Morphological layers in Bucharest based on the spontaneous interior courtyards.

Andreea Boldojar

Gentrifying Morphologies of a Gentrifying City. A perspective from neighborhoods of Istanbul.

Zeynep Tulumen

The urban redevelopment project of San Lorenzo district in Rome.

Rosalba Belibani

Urban Morphological Forms of Informal Areas in Tirana; Strategies of Intervention.

Irina Branko

Morphological legacies and informal city: understanding urban dynamics in the Vetor Leste do centro in São Paulo.

Ambra Migliorisi


Parallel Session

14:30 - 16:30

room A

Urban Morphology and Planning Tools

Chair_Teresa Marat-Mendes


Industrial heritage as an overlooked potential in urban heritage. Case study Miskolc-Diósgyőr.

Zoltán Bereczki, Éva Lovra


The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Historic Design Lessons and Contemporary Planning Failures in Savannah, Georgia USA.

Mark David Major

Lasting transformation of Erenkoy.

Burak Ozturk

The effects of planning decisions on the traditional urban fabric of a historical city: The case of Gaziantep in x968-2008.

Fatos Merve Hidiroglu

Transitional Morphologies in the Global South.

Ana Ricchiardi

Morphological features of small industrial towns.

Iuliia Viktorovna Bushmakova, Svetlana Valentinovna Maksimova

Gridded Urban Morphologies, sub-Saharan Africa and Senegal: Research Historiographies and Present-day Realities.

Liora Bigon, Eric Ross


Parallel Session

14:30 - 16:30

room PH

Reading/Design Strategies

Chair_Gianpiero Moretti


A momentary lapse of reason.

Vitor Oliveira

Urban fabric recovery as a pre-condition for the historical and identity continuity in the post-trauma reconstruction..

Giulia Brunori


Design strategy and urban configuration: morphological study of two new towns in mid-twentieth century Brazil.

Maria Liuza Sorace Tavares


Spatial Ambiguity in Singular Buildings. Timeless composition principles interpretation.

João Silva Leite, Sergio Barreiros Proença

Understanding seashore streets: urban morphometrics as a tool for climate-induced risk assessment.

Martin Fleischmann, Francesca Dal Cin, Ombretta Romice, Sergio Porta, Sergio Barreiros

Shiraz and Kashan. Substrate and Urban form: knots and path in the process of transformation.

Paolo Carlotti

Construction without morphology.

Sokhanpardaz Ali, Nahas Farmaniyeh Farzaneh


Urban form reading in Lisbon. Decoding the porosity of Almirante Reis avenue valley.

Sergio Barreiros Proença, Ana Amado


Parallel Session

17:00 - 19:00

room A

Landscapes in Transformation

Chair_Vitor Oliveira


Planning for Green Spaces: Lisbon and Rio de Janeiro xx century urban plans.

Teresa Marat-Mendes, Fabiano Lemes de Oliveira

Transitional form of industrial mixed-use.

Martina Crapolicchio

Urbanscape as Landscape Emanation of East Adriatic Coast.

Ana Sopina, Bojana Bojanić Obad Šćitaroci

Seashore street substrata. Morphological analysis of an urban element of Portuguese waterfront cities.

Francesca Dal Cin, Sergio Barreiros Proença


The role of paper mills in the Quebec’s cities urban development.

Maxime Nadon-Roger

Unplanned urban fringes in the small size towns. The case of coastal urbanization of Liguria.

Giampiero Lombardini


Search for a new landscape ‘order’. Reading of some contemporary design experiences.

Nicola Scardigno


The Spatial Logic of the Arabian Coastal City. The Case of Doha, State of Qatar and Muscat, Sultanate of Oman

Heba O. Tannous, Major Mark David


Parallel Session

17:00 - 19:00

room PH

New Trends in Urban Form Interpretation

Chair_Nadia Charalambous


Urban recurrences as spaces generators.

Santiago Gomes, Maddalena Barbieri

Landscape analysis for digital description of urban morphology of Upper Kama region towns.

Anastasia Evgenievna Semina, Valentinovna Svetlana Maksimova


Digitizing typomorphology. Design worlds, morphologically informed urban design and City-Information modeling (CIM).

Todor Stojanovski

Urban Space Index (USI) and morphologically informed urban design. Architectural elements and quality of urban space.

Irena Toljan, Todor Stojanovski

Algorithmic Control for the Generation of Urban Block: A Parametric Approach to the Plot-Based Urbanism.

Mert Akay, Olgu Çalışkan

Changes in urban fabric – a cause and a result of an innovation district?

Jacek Gądecki, Ilona Morawska, Karolina Anielska, Łukasz Afeltowicz


Landscape analysis for digital description of urban morphology of Upper Kama region towns.

Anastasia Evgenievna Semina, Valentinovna Svetlana Maksimova


21 February|Friday



Parallel Session

11:30 - 13:30

room A

Re-Emerging Substrata

Chair_Carlos Dias Coelho

The curvilinear substrate. From the phenomenon of dequantification to deformation of the type.

Christian Sammarco


Ancient planned structures in Lake Bracciano.

Michele Magazzù


The city of Venice. The form and the space.

Ermelinda Di Chiara

The re-invention of the fragment. The Archeological Museum of Milan by Egizio Nichelli.

Elisa Valentina Prusicki

The city of walls: how military architecture has shaped Baghdad and the citizens.

Rossella Gugliotta

Layered Morphologies and Topographic Structures. Substrata and Design Writing.

Laura Pezzetti

From open architecture to the dialectic podium/temple. For a con/textual architecture.

Antonello Monaco



Parallel Session

11:30 - 13:30

room PH

Urban Morphology and Education/Methods and Spaces

Chair_Alessandro Camiz


Morphologie des écoles primaires québécoises: Débat entre le modèle, le type et le projet d’architecture des écoles d’après-guerre.

Daniel Oliver-Cividino


Urban morphology education in Serbia: origin, genesis and new tendencies.

Vladan Djokić, Milica Milojević, Aleksandra Djordjevic, Mladen Pešić

Morphological ‘Reading’ as a Catalyst for Conservation: results from an urban conservation course in Penang, Malaysia.

Jeffrey William Cody


Teaching Masterplanning for Change: the development of a research-led and evidence-based method for the next generation of urban designers.

Alessandra Feliciotti, Ombretta Romice, Sergio Porta

Schools of Municipality I of Rome. Reading of the derivation process from the special type: the palace and the convent.

Cinzia Paciolla

Schools as Elements to Regenerate the Communities in the Contemporary Cities. Case Study: Kashan, Iran.

Elham Karbakaei Hassani

Rethinking school by reinventing the city.

Paolo Carlotti



Parallel Session

14:30 - 16:30

room A

Ancient and New Public Spaces

Chair_Sérgio Padrão Fernandes


Place Royale: a heritage to rediscover.

Luiza Cardoso Santos


Public Space in São Paulo: The fair as a form of urban land occupation.

Gabriela Lamanna Soares, Denise Antonucci

Regeneration of sanctuaries in ancient cities: Pergamon example.

Özlem Balcı


The Country Magnet – Garden Cities’ aesthetic background.

Antonio Blanco Pastor

A Green Legacy: the Transformation of x8th Century Parks into the new British Universities of the x960s.

Maria Garcia Carbonero

Mapping Urbanities. From morphologies to flows a new reading of Public Space.

Greta Pitanti


Volumes of the past, lines in the present. Ouzai square, on the traces of the invisible streetscape of Beirut

Marlene Chahine


Parallel Session

14:30 - 16:30

room PH

Continuity and Resilience as Tools for Regeneration

Chair_Rosalba Belibani


Urban form as a complex adaptive system: building a parallel between concepts, models and organisational principles in resilience theory and urban morphology.

Alessandra Feliciotti, Ombretta Romice, Vitor Oliveira, Sergio Porta

Integrating Resilience Concept and Urban Morphology. A contradictory merging attempt or a promising combination?

Alessandra Buffa, Danial Mohabat Doost, Grazia Brunetta, Angioletta Voghera


From urban tissues to special buildings and public squares: architectural design experimentation in Pera, Istanbul.

Alessandro Camiz, Özge Özkuvancı, Cemre Uslu


Urban morphology and critical reconstructions: the case of Friedrichstadt.

Ilaria Maria Zedda



Markus Stenger

Minimalist approach for future regeneration.

Cigdem Findiklar Ulku, Rahmi Erdem

Read to create and create to design.

Francesco Scattino



Parallel Session

14:30 - 16:30

room B

Reading/Design Study Cases

Chair_Renato Capozzi


Metabolist urban utopias and the project for the European city.

Jasna Mariotti


Designing for Productive Urban Landscapes. Applying the CPUL City concept in Lisbon Metropolitan Area.

Teresa Marat-Mendes, João Borges, Sara Lopes

Quebec City Urban Forms and the contemporary architectural project.

Gianpiero Moretti


Reproduction of the Edge as a Vitrine in Odunpazarı Historic District, Eskişehir.

Acalya Alpan, Hasan Unver

Trisungo: a typological-procedural research for the recovery of a village hit by the 20x6/20x7 earthquake.

Giulia Brunori, Michele Zampilli

On Methods. Towards an operative reading of city morphological legacies: common-building and building-type

Sergio Padrão Fernandes, João Silva Leite

Substrate and modernity. The Sports Citadel of Mappano.

Silvia Aloisio, Paolo Carlotti, Antonello Monaco, Cinzia Paciolla, Cristian Sammarco, Laura Schito, Benedetta Tornese


Chelas Zone J revisited: urban morphology and change in a recovering neighbourhood.

João Cunha Borges, Teresa Marat-Mendes, Sara Silva Lopes






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