Piotr Lorens

Piotr Lorens

General Rapporteur of the ISOCARP World Planning Congress
Prof. Piotr Lorens - Ph.D., DSc., urban planner. Gdańsk City Architect – since 2021. Lecturer in urban design and development and - since 2007 - Head of the Department of Urban Design and Regional Planning at the Faculty of Architecture, Gdansk University of Technology. Graduated as an architect from the Gdansk University of Technology, Piotr also completed post-graduate studies (as Fulbright Fellow) at Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Since then he is active as a guest lecturer and visiting professor at numerous universities. At the same time, he is conducting his professional career with a focus on planning and management of the urban regeneration projects. Among others, he was involved in the development of urban regeneration plans for numerous municipalities in Poland and also for many years was involved in planning for the regeneration of the Young City in Gdansk - the large-scale urban project located on the site of the former Gdansk shipyard. His professional interests include urban planning and regeneration processes, with a special focus on waterfront areas and public spaces.

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