Recommended Links for the Urban Researcher


Links to Websites and Blogs Related to the Cities and Urbanism Research Realm


A Science of Cities

In Prof. Michael Batty's own words: "...cities are getting more complex as they evolve. In this web site, I will develop as many ideas as I can and point you to this new world in as thorough a manner as I can, as well as indulging of course my own work which I will unashamedly publicise through this site."


City Lab

.Bloomberg CityLab reports on the world's cities, communities, and neighborhoods: How they work, the challenges they face, and the solutions


Complexity Digest

Complexity Digest has been successfully networking the complexity community since fall of 1999.

It is edited by Dr. Carlos Gershenson, and published by the Instituto de Investigaciones en Matematicas Aplicadas y en Sistemas (IIMAS) and the Centro de Ciencias de la Complejidad (C3) of the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM).


Geoff Boeing's Website

Geoff Boeing is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Urban Planning and Spatial Analysis at USC’s Sol Price School of Public Policy, and the Director of the USC Urban Data Lab.

On his website, he shares his thoughts about his research interests which revolves around city planning, urban form, and data science.


International Journal of urban and regional research

A forum for intellectual debate, at the front of urban and regional research, linking theoretical development and empirical research.

IJURR encompasses key material from a range of critical, comparative and geographic perspectives, embracing a multidisciplinary approach to the complex, changing roles and futures of cities and regions.



.This blog is a part of Tomorrow.City, a global platform of platforms accelerating sustainable and inclusive cities through collaborative intelligence

.An initiative of Smart City Expo World Congress and Fira de Barcelona


StreetBlog USA

.This blog is a daily news site that connects people to information about how to reduce dependence on cars and improve conditions for walking, biking, and transit


The City Fix

.The City Fix is an online resource for the latest news and analysis on urban sustainability and development

.Launched in 2007, the site connects a global network of writers, urban planners, designers, engineers and citizens who work to make cities better places to live. The blog is produced by WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities


Urban Theory Lab

.In the early 1970s, Henri Lefebvre put forward the radical hypothesis of the complete urbanization of society. This required, in his view, a radical shift from the analysis of urban form to the investigation of urbanization pro

.The Urban Theory Lab builds upon Lefebvre’s approach to investigate emergent sociospatial formations under early twenty-first century capitalism














City Lab

.Bloomberg CityLab reports on the world's cities, communities, and neighborhoods: How they work, the challenges they face, and the solutions


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