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See detailCemeteries and urban form: a historico-geographcial approach
Kolnberger, Thomas UL

in Urban Morphology (2018), 22(2), 119-139

Research in urban morphology rarely takes account of the specific forms of burial grounds. This paper offers a synthesis of how Christian cities of the dead mirror the cities of the living, and provides ... [more ▼]

Research in urban morphology rarely takes account of the specific forms of burial grounds. This paper offers a synthesis of how Christian cities of the dead mirror the cities of the living, and provides an overview of different Western European 'funeral epochs'. The shifting location of burial grounds realtes to major changes in town planning and building. Adopting a historico-geographical approach, micro-morphological transformatins of grave-plot forms and their cardinal orientations and accessibility are explored in the context of changing religious beliefs, rules of hygiene, and practical and aesthetic consideration. The role of cemeteries in fringe-belt development is presented, using Vienna as a historical case study. [less ▲]

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See detailBetween water and land: urban and rural settlement forms in Cambodia with special reference to Phnom Penh
Kolnberger, Thomas UL

in Urban Morphology (2015), 19(2), 135-144

This article argues that there is a morphological continuity between rural and urban plot forms in Cambodia. The environment and agrarian use of land are the decisive factors for the location and shape of ... [more ▼]

This article argues that there is a morphological continuity between rural and urban plot forms in Cambodia. The environment and agrarian use of land are the decisive factors for the location and shape of the plots in the countryside, while urban plots are merely compressed rural versions in a situation of higher population density. From a historico-geographical approach, the morphological emergence of Phnom Penh in its early stage as colonial town and capital of a French protectorate will be presented to highlight this persistency of rural settlement pattern in a specific urban context. [less ▲]

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