Mapping the ‘Urban Fingerprints’ and Spatial DNA of Cities – CityLab

“These are useful tools to [visualize] the micro-scale of urban [neighborhoods] and understand how buildings and their surroundings succeed or fail in making a continuous and integrated urban whole,” Peter Griffith, editorial officer of the Cities Research Center at London School of Economics and Political Science, says in an email. The maps were created by researchers at the center’s Urban Age program, who have been studying how the layout of rapidly urbanizing cities can affect their livability. Researchers used satellite photography and official city data to create the maps.

Source: Mapping the ‘Urban Fingerprints’ and Spatial DNA of Cities – CityLab

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