Dr Piotr Lorens
Dr Piotr Lorens, PhD, DSc.
Professor and Head of the Department of Urban Design and Regional Planning, Faculty of Architecture, Gdansk University of Technology, Poland
Member of the Homburg Academic Advisory Board
Teaches PLAN810 Introduction to Urban Development and Planning
Professor Piotr Lorens graduated as architect from the Gdansk University of Technology, and also completed the post-graduate studies (as Fulbright Fellow) at Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has been guest lecturer at numerous universities around Europe. He is expert in the planning and management of urban regeneration projects, and he has been involved in the development of urban regeneration plans for numerous municipalities in Poland.
His university activities also include coordination of the research and EU Social Fund projects (including the URBACT - H_OPUS project). Based on these projects he was responsible for organization and coordination of the post-graduate studies and international conferences related to the issues of urban regeneration and management. Besides his academic career he is also actively involved in the activities of the International Society of City and Regional Planners as well as of the Society of Polish Town Planners, including in the role of Vice President.