Tomasz Jeleński, PhD

Academic teacher, architect, urban planner, graduated the Interior Architecture Department at the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow (1997); in 2005 he obtained a PhD in Architecture and Urban Planning at the Cracow University of Technology.

A graduate of the European School of Classical Architecture (ESSCA, 2016). Long-time lecturer and trainer at the Summer Academy Challenges of Sustainable Development in Poland. In 2004-05 visiting tutor at the Urban Design Studio at Cardiff University. Scholarship holder of the Minister of Culture (2003) and Ministry of Science (2004). From 2007 director of the International Center for Education at the Cracow University of Technology; creator and manager of Post-Graduate Studies “Management of Sustainable Development of Cities” at the Cracow University of Technology (from 2016); visiting professor in: Georg-Simon-Ohm Hochschule Nurnberg, University of Prishtina and Vienna University of Technology (2013-14). Since 2012 chairman of INTBAU Poland, since 2017 secretary of INTBAU College of Chapters. Author of several dozen publications, mainly in the field of sustainable urban planning. In scientific research, he specializes in the issues of public space and social participation; management, durability and resilience of cities and the use of workshop methods in planning and design practice. Translator, incl. “Image of the city” by K. Lynch, author of the Polish version of the PPS textbook “How to process a place”.