Ali Madanipour

Ali Madanipour is professor of urban design and the director of the Global Urban Research Unit, School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, Newcastle University. He has been the City of Vienna Senior Visiting Professor 2010 at the Interdisciplinary Centre For Urban Culture and Public Space, Faculty of Architecture and Planning, Vienna University of Technology. His books on the theme of public space include Public and Private Spaces of the City (2003), Whose Public Space? (2010), and, with Sabine Knierbein and Aglaée Degros, Public Space and the Challenges of Urban Transformation in Europe (2014), all published by Routledge. Contact — ali.madani [at]