Useful links 

A list of sites of interest to urban morphologists.

Research Groups
The International Seminar on Urban Form - an interdisciplinary group for all those interested in the form of the urban environment.
International Network for Traditional Building, Architecture and Urbanism
Cultural and Historical Geography Research Group at University College London.

The Space Syntax official homepage.
Homepage of the International Planning History Society.
Homepage for the Mapping the Medieval Urban Landscape project.
Urban Space, Public Art Research Group, University of Glasgow

Government Sites
The Australian Bureau of Meteorology. Has an entry on sustainable urban design, using climate considerations.
Office of the Deputy Prime Minister. UK Government department responsible for housing, planning and the regions.
The US Department of Housing and Urban Development's web site has information about policy development, research and publications as well as housing links.

Planning Sites
Excellent site packed with information and links for those interested in architecture, planning and landscape.
Ontario Professional Planners Institute.
Canadian Institute of Planners.
Resource for Urban Design Information (RUDI) includes information about case studies, government initiatives, journals, bibliographies, and a discussion room. In addition, the site also has an extremely useful diary of forthcoming events.
Innovative Transportation Technologies Web Site. The site includes information on more than 25 electric, automated technologies that I think will have some role in shaping the evolution of the metropolis during the next century. It is the land use/transportation interaction dynamic that I think has something to do with the way cities grow and decline over time.
The Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis, University College London.
Planweb, an Internet Information Resource for Town Planners and the Land and Property Professions created by Peter Thorpe Consulting UK.
A site for those interested in landscape design, landscape architecture and the wider environment.

History Sites
H-Urban list homepage. Well-used by North American urban historians, a few geographers, and a sprinkling of each from around the world.
The Centre for Urban History University of Leicester.
The Centre for Metropolitan History has produced a fascinating Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales to 1516. The main CMH site is also available by clicking here.

Archaeology Sites
The Council for British Archaeology. Useful site for conferences and training courses related to archaeology.


For further information please contact the Group Secretary Rosemary Thornes