Marcin Sliwa

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Phone +47 22856735
Room 334
Available hours By appointment
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)

Academic interests

  • Urban development and planning
  • Affordable housing
  • Informal settlements
  • Transportation and mobility
  • Geographic Information System (GIS)

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)


  • 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
  • Board member of Habitat Norge
    since 2020

Awards and Scholarships

  • York International Student Bursary
    York University, 2009-2011

  • Marion Miller Award
    Department of Social Science, York University, 2011

  • Wedel Jarlsbergs Scholarship
    Unifor, University of Oslo, 2019-2020


Courses taught:

Guest lectures:

Positions held

Worked and collaborated with:

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


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Tags: Human Geography, Urban Planning, Housing, Informality
Published Aug. 8, 2018 1:34 PM - Last modified Oct. 13, 2021 7:36 PM