City Form Lab                       SUTD / MIT

Better Design through Research.

The City Form Lab at the Singapore University of Technology & Design in collaboration with the School of Architecture & Planning at MIT focuses on empirical studies of urban form. We develop new software tools for researching city form; use cutting-edge spatial analysis and statistics to investigate how the physical pattern of urban infrastructure affects the social, environmental and economic quality of urban environments; and develop creative design and policy solutions for contemporary urban challenges. By bringing together multi-diciplinary urban research expertise  and excellence in design, we develop context sensitive and timely insight about the role of urban form in affecting the quality of life in 21st century cities.


2.5D Structures
Samples of Urban Fabric
Location Patterns of 
Semi-formal Commerce

Tallinn Architecture 
Biennale 2013


SUTD Gridshell Pavilion
Measuring Urban Expansion
 in East Asia.

MIT Parametric Urbanism
Workshop 2013

Urban Planning  Analytics 
in Indonesian Cities


Urban Network Analysis 

Capturing Urban Intensity
World Cities Summit 2012
Walkability in Singapore

HK Planning Studio
Archifest Pavilion
Location Patterns of Street 

Designing for 
Growth & Change

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