1.54 - Emerging Perspectives on Urban Morphology (EPUM)

Project Description


EPUM is an international research project which aims at the integration of different urban form research and teaching approaches through pedagogic innovation and Information and Communication Technology (ICT).The activities of this 28 months project (2017-2020) are funded by Erasmus+ and focus on the development of an innovative, open and inclusive system of teaching and training in urban form from a multidisciplinary perspective, capable of enabling the current and future generation of planning and design professionals to address comprehensively and effectively the variety of issues and challenges faced by contemporary cities. 

Research Team


  • Vítor Oliveira (Coordinator)
  • Jorge Afonso
  • Anicoli Romanini
Financial Support
  • Erasmus Plus
Stage of Progress
  • Concluded in 2020

Presentations in conferences:

  • Oliveira, V. (2018). Combining different morphological approaches through teaching, 11th CITTA Congress, 24 October, Coimbra.
  • Oliveira, V. Charalambous, N. (2018). Teaching different approaches in urban morphology, 25th International Seminar on Urban Form, 5-9 July, Krasnoyarsk.
  • Charalambous, N. Oliveira, V. (2018). Emerging perspectives on urban morphology, CyNUM 1st Regional Conference, 16-18 May, Nicosia.
  • Oliveira, V. (2018). Urban morphology: teaching different approaches, 4th Formal Methods in Architecture, 2-6 April, Porto