Background and activities


Marcin holds an Honors B.A. degree in Urban Studies from York University (Toronto, Canada) and a M.Sc. degree in Urban Ecological Planning from NTNU. His main areas of research are low-income housing, informal urban development and land use planning in Latin America.  

He worked as a consultant and participated in several projects in Poland, Canada, Mexico, Norway, Colombia, Uganda and India, together with the United Nations Human Settlement Programme (UN-Habitat), ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, Shack / Slum Dwellers International (SDI), Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research (NIBR), the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) and the City Planning Division at City of Toronto, among others. Marcin is member of the International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISOCARP). 

In his work, he puts emphasis on participatory planning methods as well as data collection and analysis utilizing GIS platforms. He is fluent in English, Spanish and Polish. 

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications

Part of book/report