- How cities adapt their urban form to changing conditions such as rapid population growth or decline, natural disasters, deindustrialisation and climate change.
- Using GIS to track changes to urban layouts over time, including city blocks, streets and property parcels.
- How urban policy influences (or fails to influence) desired settlement patterns.
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