Profile of Mr Giancarlo Cotella Politecnico di Torino

Giancarlo Cotella

Since 2016, I'm employed as Associate Professor at Politecnico di Torino
In recent years, I participated in several international research projects including, including the FP7 project MILESECURE-2050, ESPON 2.3.1 Application of the ESDP, ESPON 2.3.2 Governance, ESPON FOCI – Future Orientation for Cities, ESPON SMART-IST - Smat institutions for territorial development, ESPON TANGO - Territorial approaches for new governance, ESPON COMPASS - Comparative Analysis of Territorial Governance and Spatial Planning Systems in the EU and LisGo: The Potentials for Regional Policy Instruments, 2007-2013 to Contribute to the Lisbon and Goteborg objectives.

General research interests

Comparative analysis of teritorial governance and spatial planning systems, European Spatial Planning, Enlargement of the European Union to the Eastern Countries, Analysis of socialist planning. Governance in CEECs.

PhD/Postdoctoral Research Title

European territorial governance and spatial planning systems: Building on the eastward enlargement of the European Union

Latest deposited documents

SUSTAINABLE URBAN REGENERATION PROCESSES IN EUROPE. 
SOME CONSIDERATIONS ABOUT THE SEVEN BASIC QUESTIONS:
WHERE, WHO, WHAT, WHY, WHEN, HOW & HOW MUCH?
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SUSTAINABLE URBAN REGENERATION PROCESSES IN EUROPE. SOME CONSIDERATIONS ABOUT THE SEVEN BASIC QUESTIONS: WHERE, WHO, WHAT, WHY, WHEN, HOW & HOW MUCH? (January 2007)

The paper aims to investigate the relationships among State, Market and Third Sector in urban regeneration innovative programmes, with particular...

(R)EVOLUTION OF CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPEAN SPATIAL PLANNING SYSTEMS: TRENDS TOWARDS DIVERGENCE OR UNIFORMITY? image
(R)EVOLUTION OF CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPEAN SPATIAL PLANNING SYSTEMS: TRENDS TOWARDS DIVERGENCE OR UNIFORMITY? (January 2007)

The fifth EU enlargement formally concluded on May 2004. The paper analyses the process focusing on CEECs spatial planning systems. The following...

Urban regeneration processes in Europe: some reflection about the Who, What, Why, When and How image
Urban regeneration processes in Europe: some reflection about the Who, What, Why, When and How (November 2006)

The paper aims to investigate the relationship among State, Market and Third Sector in urban regeneration innovative programmes, with particular...

Changes in Spatial Planning Systems in CEECs after EU Enlargement: a Contribution to a Shared Definition of European Territorial Governance image
Changes in Spatial Planning Systems in CEECs after EU Enlargement: a Contribution to a Shared Definition of European Territorial Governance (July 2006)

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Changing in CEECs spatial planning systems before and after EU enlargement: a contribution to a shared definition of European Territorial Governance image
Changing in CEECs spatial planning systems before and after EU enlargement: a contribution to a shared definition of European Territorial Governance (May 2006)

On May the 1st 2005, the fifth European Union Enlargement process ended up with a formal realization. The event represents a complex phenomena...

THE EFFECTS OF THE EU ENLARGEMENT ON EUROPEAN TERRITORIAL GOVERNANCE: INCLUSION OR CONTAMINATION? image
THE EFFECTS OF THE EU ENLARGEMENT ON EUROPEAN TERRITORIAL GOVERNANCE: INCLUSION OR CONTAMINATION? (January 2006)

On May the 1st 2005, the fifth European Union Enlargement process ended up with a formal realization. The event represented a complex phenomena...