Marco Adelfio

Doktor at Department of Architecture, Urban Design and Planning

Marco Adelfio is an Urban Planner with a strong interest in Urban Geography. Marco received a PhD in Geography from the Autonomous University of Madrid and, before, a MSc in Territorial and Environmental Planning from the "La Sapienza" University of Rome, Italy. His research deals with compact cities, housing, sprawl and anti-sprawl policies, mixed-use development, densification and suburbia. In the past he worked in Madrid as a consultant, dealing with large clients such as the Bank of Bilbao (BBVA), the National Agency of Spain for Land Development and Endesa - a leading electricity company in Spain and Latin America. He has recently been appointed as a Post-Doc Researcher at Chalmers University of Technology (Gothenburg), Department of Architecture, starting in 2016.

Source: chalmers.se

Projects

2016–2019

Implementing the compact city: a critical perspective on the transfer of best practice

Marco Adelfio Department of Architecture, Urban Design and Planning
Formas

2014–2017

Compact Cities? Exploring qualities, drivers and strategies for promoting mixed-use urban development

Jaan-Henrik Kain Department of Architecture, Urban Design and Planning
Liane Thuvander Department of Architecture, Architecture Theory and Method
Jenny Stenberg Department of Architecture, Architecture Theory and Method
Marco Adelfio Department of Architecture, Urban Design and Planning
Formas

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Publications

2016

Socially Sustainable Suburbia: Addressing a Puzzling and Multifaceted Issue

Marco Adelfio,
Articulo - Journal of Urban Research (13)
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2016

Difusión residencial metropolitana en zonas de frontera con tradición rural-agraria: Cubas de la Sagra (Madrid)

Marco Adelfio,
Planur-e. Vol. Invierno 2015 (published in 2016) (6), p. 1-24
Scientific journal article - non peer reviewed
2016

Assumed Qualities of Compact Cities: Divergences Between the Global North and the Global South in the Research Discourse

Jaan-Henrik Kain, Jenny Stenberg, Marco Adelfio et al
17th N-AERUS Conference: 2016 Gothenburg (Sweden). Gothenburg, 16-19 November, 2016.
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2015

Procesos de difusión residencial en antiguas capitales comarcales. Colmenar Viejo (Madrid)

Marco Adelfio,
Ería - Revista Cuatrimestral de Geografía (97), p. 111-136
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2014

Transit-oriented mixed communities: social sustainability lessons from case studies of Germany and Spain

Marco Adelfio, Iqbal Hamiduddin,
Irish Transport Research Network 2014 Conference Proceedings
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2014

Single-family housing and changing social profiles in former working-class areas: Madrid's south-western suburban ring as case study

Marco Adelfio,
Journal of Urbanism: International Research on Placemaking and Urban Sustainability. Vol. 7 (3), p. 261-285
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2014

The future of single-family detached housing

Marco Adelfio,
Journal of Urbanism: International Research on Placemaking and Urban Sustainability . Vol. 7 (3), p. 217-220
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2013

The dynamics of metropolitan peripheries: Ongoing changes in residential development in the North-Western corridor of the Madrid region

Marco Adelfio, Manuel Valenzuela,
Articulo - Journal of Urban Research
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed