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Dr Pablo Sendra

Associate Professor in Planning and Urban Design

Dr Pablo Sendra is an architect and urban designer. He is an Associate Professor at The Bartlett School of Planning, UCL. He combines his academic career with professional work through his own urban design practice, LUGADERO LTD, which focuses on facilitating co-design processes with communities. At UCL, he is the Director of the MSc Urban Design and City Planning Programme and the Coordinator of the Civic Design CPD. 

More about me

Pablo has carried out action-research projects in collaboration with activists and communities. He is co-author of Designing Disorder (with Richard Sennett, 2020), Community-Led Regeneration (with Daniel Fitzpatrick, 2020), and co-editor of Civic Practices (with Maria Joao Pita and CivicWise, 2017). He is part of the City Collective for the journal City.

Research Focus and Interests - social housing; community activism; public space; social infrastructure; co-design.


From - Seville, Spain

Favourite Place - Parque Tayrona, Colombia

FUN FACT: If you were stranded on a desert island and you could only bring 3 things, what would they be?

Swimming suit, goggles, and solar stove