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Prof Claudio De Magalhaes
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  • Professor of Urban Management and Regeneration
  • The Bartlett School of Planning
  • Faculty of the Built Environment

Claudio is Professor in Urban Management and Regeneration, with a background in architecture and urban planning.  In the early stages of his career, he worked for 12 years as a planner in local and regional government in Brazil, acquiring considerable experience in urban governance and in the management of urban investment programmes for urban and regional development.  He has worked as an academic in the UK since the mid-1990s, first at Newcastle University and since 1999 at UCL. His interests have been in planning and the governance of the built environment, property development processes and urban regeneration policy, the management of urban quarters, and the provision and governance of public space. His most recent books include: Design Governance, The CABE Experiment (2017) and Planning, Risk and Property Development: Urban Regeneration in England, France and the Netherlands (2013).

Research Summary

Claudio has conducted research for Research Councils, professional bodies such as the RICS, CABE, UK government departments and local authorities and published widely on property markets and globalisation, capacity building for urban governance, the relationship between urban governance, the built environment and property markets, business improvement districts and the provision and management of public spaces. His most recent research looks at the relationship between planning policies and perceptions of risk in the housebuilding industry. 

Teaching Summary

Claudio was co-founder and for many years the director of the Bartlett’s RTPI- and RICS-accredited MSc Programme in Urban Regeneration and now directs the also RTPI- and RICS accredited MSc Programme in International Real Estate and Planning. He teaches in both programmes and supervises a number of PhD students working on topics ranging from urban regeneration to public space to planning and property markets.

01-OCT-2017 Professor in Urban Management and Regeneration Bartlett School of Planning UCL, United Kingdom
01-OCT-2012 Reader in Urban Regeneration and Management Bartlett School of Planning UCL, United Kingdom
01-SEP-2003 Senior Lecturer in Urban Regeneration Bartlett School of Planning UCL, United Kingdom
Academic Background
1996   Doctor of Philosophy University College London
1980   Diploma of Architecture Universidade Federal do Parana
    ATQ03 - Recognised by the HEA as a Fellow  
1990   Master of Science University College London
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