Design, space and use : a study of neighbourhood morphology /

by Klarqvist, Björn Series: Document / Swedish Council for Building Research 0347-0962 . 1994:11 Published by : Swedish Council for Building Research [Statens råd för byggnadsforskning] | Svensk byggtjänst [distributör] (Stockholm | Solna) Physical details: 222 s. | (xvii, [1], 222 s.) ill., diagr., kartor, tab. 25 cm ISBN:9154056934. Year: 1995
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The objective of the study has been to investigate if and how far analysis of spatial structure of a neighbourhood layout can help us grasp its functional implications, and to develop a comprehensive method for study of housing layouts. In part 1 a method, Space Syntax Analysis, is applied to the description of the plan pattern of a case neighbourhood, the Skintbo housing area in Göteborg. Part 2 presents the Swedish standards for playground planning and previous research. Part 3 consists of three papers discussing the issue of the relation between architecture and social sciences. These papers are: 'The neighbourliness of the neighbourhood units', 'The shape of residential areas - a social issue', and 'The neighbourhood unit - a social mould?

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