Fray Kamoutsi, Dr. Ing.
Architect &Town Planner, Senior Researcher, EKKE
Fray Kamoutsi has studied Architecture in NTU, Athens, and has done postgraduate studies in Town Planning in the University of Hannover where she received a Ph.D. (Dr.Ing.). Since 1984, she's a researcher in the Institute for Urban and Rural Sociology, the Greek National Centre for Social Research where, at present, holds the grade of Senior Researcher. She has worked on housing conditions, the spatial distribution of social infrastructures, areas of secondary and vacation housing and the structure and impacts of urban spatial expansion. She's also been involved in projects on gender issues and gender policies and currently works on the problems of immigrant women. Her recent publications include: (2008) "Spatial planning and regulation of housing development in Greek rural areas: an evaluation from the point of desertification problems" in Beopoulos, N., Papadopoulos, A.G., (eds), Desertification: Human absence and sterility of place, Athens, NCSR & Gutenberg (in Greek); (with Emmanuel, D., Gortsos, K.) (2009), "Town plan expansion, urban capacity and utilisation of available space in Athens, 1984-2004", Aeihoros, 12, pp 4-33, Un. of Thessaly, Volos (in Greek); (with Gortsos, K., Markou, A.) (2009) " Trends of land use change in the coastal areas of Attica from secondary and vacation housing to main residences" in Maloutas T. et al. (eds) Social and spatial transformations in Athens at the beginning of the 21st century, Studies & Research Reports 9, Athens, NCSR (in Greek).