Group' s Advisor

- Prof. Ali Madanipour, School of architecture, planning and landscape, University of Newcastle, UK

Ali Madanipour has studied (MArch, PhD), practised, researched, and taught architecture, urban design and planning, winning design and research awards, and working with academic and municipal partners from around the world. His work has been translated into German, Mandarin, Japanese and Persian. He is a founding member of Global Urban Research Unit at the University of Newcastle ( He is currently working as a City of Vienna Visiting Professor (Senior) at the Interdisciplinary Centre for Urban Culture and Public Spaces at the Faculty of Architecture and Planning at Vienna University of Technology regarding the annual issue "Urban culture, public spaces and the state: politics and planning" (