Marcin Sliwa

Doctoral Research Fellow - Department of Sociology and Human Geography
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Visiting address Moltke Moes vei 31 Harriet Holters hus 0851 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1096 Blindern 0317 OSLO
Other affiliations Faculty of Social Sciences (Student) The International Summer School (Student)

Academic interests

  • Urban development in the Global South, esp. Latin America
  • Planning in situations of uncertainty and contingency
  • Land use and mobility in metropolitan regions
  • Affordable and social housing
  • Informal settlements

PhD project

Title: Affordable housing in the age of uncertainty - case of Buenos Aires, Argentina
Supervisors: Prof. David Jordhus-Lier (UiO) and Prof. Alan Gilbert (UCL)

Background

  • Specialized Honours BA in Urban Studies, York University (Toronto, Canada), 2011
  • Master of Science in Urban Ecological Planning, NTNU (Trondheim, Norway), 2015
  • Member of the International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISOCARP) since 2015

Awards

  • Marion Miller award for excellent academic performance, Department of Social Science, York University, 2011

Positions held

Worked as a consultant and researcher with:

  • UN-Habitat - United Nations Human Settlement Programme
  • ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability
  • Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research (NIBR)
  • Department of Architecture and Planning at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
  • City Planning Division at the City of Toronto Municipal Government
  • Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH)
  • Shack/Slum Dwellers International (SDI)
Tags: Urban development, Housing, Informality, Planning, Latin America

Publications

  • Sliwa, Marcin; Aranya, Rolee & Refstie, Hilde (2018). Urban Ecological Planning: Principles, value positions and application in practice, In Dushko Bogunovich (ed.),  Proceedings of 54th ISOCARP Congress Bodø, Norway, October 1-5, 2018. Cool planning: changing climate & our urban future.  ISOCARP.  ISBN 978-94-90354-54-1.  Track 6: Contemporary Planning Practice Projects and Paradigms.  s 1687 - 1707 Show summary
  • Sliwa, Marcin (2017). Master plans and urban ecosystems: How the poor transform land-use from rigid into organic - A case from Colombia. Habitat International.  ISSN 0197-3975.  66, s 1- 12 . doi: 10.1016/j.habitatint.2017.05.003 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Sliwa, Marcin & Wiig, Henrik (2016). Should I stay or should I go: The role of Colombian free urban housing projects in IDP return to the countryside. Habitat International.  ISSN 0197-3975.  56, s 11- 19 . doi: 10.1016/j.habitatint.2016.01.003 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Sliwa, Marcin (2014). Mexico City: Reconnecting an inland metropolis to water, In Amos Brandeis (ed.),  Proceedings of the 50th ISOCARP Congress - Gdynia, Poland, 23-26 September 2014, Urban Transformations: Cities and Water.  International Society of City and Regional Planners - ISOCARP.  ISBN 978-94-90354-30-5.  Paper.  s 1126 - 1140 Show summary

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  • Sliwa, Marcin (2018). The Post-Airport City is a Cool City, In  Cool and Connected: Planning Bodø through Urban Flows.  ISOCARP (International Society of City and Regional Planners).  ISBN 978-94-90354-57-2.  Coordinators' Conclusions.  s 102 - 105

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