Marco Adelfio

Forskare at Chalmers, Architecture and Civil Engineering, Urban Design and Planning

Marco Adelfio is an Urban Planner with a PhD in Geography from the Autonomous University of Madrid (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid). His research focuses on multi-stakeholder processes and driving forces contributing to compact, mixed-use and socially sustainable urban/suburban development. He has expertise in mixing qualitative and quantitative methods, assessment of best practice transferability and use of geographic information systems for co-production of knowledge. Before moving to Sweden he was teaching urban design and urban planning at different Spanish universities. In the past he also worked in Madrid as an urban planning consultant, dealing with large clients such as the Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA), the National Agency of Spain for Land Development and Endesa - a leading electricity company in Spain and Latin America.

Source: chalmers.se

Publications

2018

The complex interrelation of community action and planning

Marco Adelfio, Carmen Mendoza Arroyo
Other
2017

Towards a suburban compact city? Methodological challenges in the application of a mixed-method and multi-stakeholder approach

Marco Adelfio, Jaan-Henrik Kain, Jenny Stenberg et al
Conference contribution
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
Magazine article
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.
Paper in proceedings
2016

Socially Sustainable Suburbia: Addressing a Puzzling and Multifaceted Issue

Marco Adelfio
Articulo - Journal of Urban Research (13)
Journal article
2015

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

Marco Adelfio
Ería - Revista Cuatrimestral de Geografía (97), p. 111-136
Journal article
2014

The future of single-family detached housing

Marco Adelfio
Journal of Urbanism. Vol. 7 (3), p. 217-220
Journal article
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
Journal article

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Projects

2014–2018

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

Jaan-Henrik Kain Urban Design and Planning
Jenny Stenberg Architectural theory and methods
Liane Thuvander Architectural theory and methods
Marco Adelfio Urban Design and Planning
Formas

2016–2019

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

Marco Adelfio Urban Design and Planning
Formas

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