1.73 - Form & Function: Benchmarking real and ideal cities

Project Description

The research aims to create a complete city model benchmarking methodology based on urban design quantitative indicators. Benchmarking real cities versus classic and contemporary city models is possible and opens new windows of research on the debate on the ideal form of cities, as well as allowing for a better understanding of how to plan upcoming city expansions.

Research Team
  • João Pedro Medina Monteiro
  • João Coutinho-Rodrigues (INESC-C)
  • Nuno Marques Sousa (INESC-C)
  • Eduardo Jesus-Natividade (INESC-C)
Financial support
  • FCT: PD/BD/150589/2020
State of Progress 
  • Started in 2019