Marco Adelfio

Doktor at Chalmers, Architecture and Civil Engineering, 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 Urban Design and Planning
Formas

2014–2017

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

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

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Publications

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, Liane Thuvander, Marco Adelfio et al
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

Manuel Valenzuela, Marco Adelfio
Articulo - Journal of Urban Research
Journal article