Louis Wassenhoven

LW new book 2022 front cover

LW new book 2022 front cover

Louis Wassenhoven (new)

Louis Wassenhoven (new)

Louis Wassenhoven - publications


Putting our Country in Order: A history of regional spatial planning in Greece after World War II. Due for publication in 2021 (in Greek).
The Ancestry of Regional Spatial Planning: A planner’s look at history. Springer, Cham (Switzerland) (in English).
Hellinikon (Greek) … Passion: Re-development of the former Athens international airport at Hellinikon. Sakoulas Publishers, Athens (in Greek).
Maritime Spatial Planning: Europe and Greece. Crete University Press, Herakleion (in Greek).
Territorial Governance: Theory, European experience and the case of Greece. With collaborators. Kritiki Publishers, Athens (in Greek).
The EU Compendium of Spatial Planning Systems and Policies: Greece, European Commission Regional Development Studies, Luxembourg (ISBN 92-828-2692-9) (in English).

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Publications: Articles, papers, manuals

  • Large number of published articles and papers in books, journals and conference proceedings, including lemma on spatial planning in Papyros Encyclopaedia (2007).
  • Teaching manuals and university lecture notes (Development Planning Unit - University College London, National Technical University of Athens, Bandung Institute of Technology, Greek National School of Public Administration).
  • Unpublished papers and conference presentations.



[Alternative e-mail address: lwassen@arch.ntua.gr]

Urban and regional planning (teaching, research, writing, consultancy).

Country experience
Greece, Great Britain, European Union countries, Indonesia.

Greek (mother tongue), English, French.


Louis Wassenhoven is Professor Emeritus of Urban and Regional Planning in the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Greece, where he was Full Professor from 1983 until his retirement in 2005, at the Department of Urban and Regional Planning, School of Architecture. He was for 20 years Director of the NTUA Laboratory for Spatial Planning and Urban Development (SPUD). He still teaches occasionally both at NTUA and at the Harocopeion University of Athens.

Louis Wassenhoven

Louis Wassenhoven

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