Jiang B, and Liu X. (2012), Scaling of geographic space from the perspective of city and field blocks and using volunteered geographic information, International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 26(2), 215-229. Reprinted in Akerkar R. (2013, editor), Big Data Computing, Taylor & Francis: London.】 Here are the Source Code and Readme.

The shared data in shapefiles

1. France:
[arc 198M] [block 188M] [naturalcity]
2. Germany:
[arc 524M] [block 520M] [naturalcity]
3. United Kingdom:
[arc 201M] [block 165M] [naturalcity]