Applied Researcher

Konstantinos Gortsos

Konstantinos Gortsos
TYPE:
Applied Researcher
GRADE:
C
SPECIALTY:
Architect & Planner
OFFICE:
7.3
TEL.:
210-7491639
EMAIL:
kgortsos@ekke.gr
Curriculum Vitae

SHORT CV

Studies

• 2001 MSc Πολεοδομίας και Χωροταξίας ΕΜΠ

• 1985 Diploma in Architecture, Politecnico di Milano

Professional and work experience

1988 - 1991 Cooperation with the NCSR (EKKE) with a limited contract for research occupation

1996 – 2000 Cooperation with the NCSR (EKKE) with a limited contract for research occupation )

2000 – 2008 Special scientist at the Institute of Urban and Rural Sociology/NCSR (EKKE) with a unlimited contract for research occupation 

2009 – 2013 Functional Special Scientist et NCSR (EKKE) for research occupation grade D ́ 

2015  Functional Special Scientist et NCSR (EKKE) for research occupation grade C ́


RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Urban institutions and residential development, with focus on the challenges of secondary residence areas
  • Spatial organization of urban housing development
  • Social dimensions of housing development process
  • Methodology and techniques of spatial, economic and social surveys
  • Regulatory policies on space and environment
  • Development policy in relation to environment

ADMINISTRATIVE WORK

  • In charge of the energy efficiency of EKKE's building

SELECTED PROJECTS

  • Social impact of urban design and planning on the sustainable development of cities
  • Urbanization and public space in Eastern side of Attica: Birth of a problematic “City”
  • Transition of peri-urbanAttica areas from secondary and vacation housing to primary housing
  • Spatial structure of the supply of planned space in the Athens Region – Relationships with the supply and demand for housing and their impact on real estate prices
  • Vacation housing and urban development in Greece

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • Gortsos, K. (under publication). The commercial character of four central squares of Athens after their regeneration. In K. Avdelidi (ed.), Empirical exploration for the social consideration of urban design interventions. Athens: NCSR (EKKE)., pp. 187-256
  • Avdelidi, K., Gortsos, K. (2018), Social change in Eastern Attica. In N. Demertzis, D. Balourdos, E. Kikilias, N. Spyropoulou, E. Crysakis (edts) The Social Portrait of Greece 2016-2017. Athens: NSCR (EKKE) – Ion Publisher, pp. 257-277.
  • Emmanuel, D., Gortsos, K., Kamoutsi, P., (2009), "Town plan expansion, urban capacity and utilisation of available space in Athens, 1984-2004", Aeihoros, 12, pp 4-33, University of Thessaly, Volos (in Greek)
  • Emmanuel, D., with the collaboration of K. Gortsos & P. Kamoutsi, (2008) Public supply of planned land, Housing and prices in Athens (1984-2004), Studies & Research Reports 8, Athens, NCSR (in Greek).
  • Kamoutsi, P., Gortsos, K., Markou, A., (2009) " Trends of land use change in the coastal areas of Attika from secondary and vacation housing to main residences: quantitative dimensions and pilot study in the Municipality of Artemis" in Maloutas T., Emmanuel D., Zakopoulou E., Kaftantzoglou R., Chadjigiani A. (eds) Social and spatial transformations in Athens at the beginning of the 21st century, Studies & Research Reports 9, Athens, NCSR (in Greek)
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