Ileana Apostol

E-mail: ileana at
Online id: flickr, ipernity
Formal CV:bio (txt), portfolio (pdf)


Hybrid neighborhood communities, community engagement in planning

Projects: NETHOOD

  • I. Apostol, P. Antoniadis and T. Banerjee. 2013. Flanerie between Net and Place: Possibilities for Participation in Planning. Journal of Planning Education and Research (JPER) 33 (1): 20-33, March 2013.

  • P. Antoniadis and I. Apostol. 2013. The Neighbourhood Game: from Behavioural Economics to Urban Planning. In Proceedings of the First International Conference on Internet Science (peer-reviewed), Brussels, Belgium, April 2013.

  • I. Apostol, P. Antoniadis and T. Banerjee. 2012. Cyberspace Design: A New Challenge for Planners. ICE Journal of Urban Design and Planning, online September 2012, in print.

  • I. Apostol, P. Antoniadis and T. Banerjee. 2009. Places on the Net [pdf]. In Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Urban Planning and Regional Development in the Information Society, REAL CORP, Sitges, Spain, April 2009.

  • I. Apostol, P. Antoniadis and T. Banerjee. 2009. From Face-Block to Facebook or the Other Way Around? [pdf]. In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Sustainable City and Creativity: Promoting Creative Urban Initiatives, Naples, Italy, September 2008.

Urban design, public spaces, and design pedagogy

Projects: PoPS Doctoral Dissertation, PORTA (Marie Curie Fellowship)

  • I. Apostol. 2013. Railway Stations as High-speed Places. AESOP-ACSP 5th Joint Congress, Dublin, Ireland, July 2013.
  • I. Apostol. 2012. The Social Life of Mobility Environments. XXV AESOP Congress, Ankara, Turkey, July 2012.

  • I. Apostol. 2010. The Dialectics of Design: Rhythm-analyses [abstract]. XXIV AESOP Congress: Space is Luxury, Helsinki, Finland, July 2010.

  • I. Apostol. 2008. The Planning Expert as Stranger: Implications for Pedagogy [abstract]. ACSP-AESOP 4th Joint Congress, Chicago, Illinois, July 2008.

  • I. Apostol. 2007. The Production of Public Spaces: Design Dialectics and Pedagogy [pdf]. UMI: PhD Dissertation at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, December 2007.

  • I. Apostol and K. McCown. 2007. Teaching the Dialectics of Design to Problem Solving Practitioners [pdf] XXI AESOP Congress: Planning for the Risk Society, Naples, Italy, July 2007.

  • I. Apostol and T. Banerjee. 2006. Book Review - Brave New Neighborhoods: The Privatization of Public Space by Margaret Kohn [pdf] H-Urban, H-NET: Humanities and Social Sciences Online, January 2006.

  • I. Apostol. 2005. Imported Models, Hybrid Spaces: Representative Projects in Santa Monica, California, and Oberhausen, North Rhine-Westphalia [pdf]. In Traditional Dwellings and Settlements (WPS) Vol.167, January 2005.

  • I. Apostol. 1997. The Pedestrian Arcade: A Joint in the System of Urban Open Spaces. MasterĘs Dissertation (in Romanian language) at the University of Architecture and Urbanism, Bucharest, Romania.

Spatial planning

Projects: Master Thesis; Initiativkreis Ruhrgebiet; PORTA

  • I. Apostol. 2012. Railway Stations as Interface between the Local and the Global [pdf]. In Proceedings of the International ICAR2012 Conference (peer-reviewed), Bucharest, Romania, May 2012.

  • I. Apostol. 2005. Transportation and Balanced Growth in Romania [pdf]. In Proceedings of the XIX AESOP Congress: The Dream of a Greater Europe, Vienna, Austria, July 2005.
  • I. Apostol. 2004. Connecting a Fragmented Region: Industriekultur Train [pdf]. In F. Sartorio (ed.) Flagships for the Ruhr, Initiativkreis Ruhrgebiet Pub.

  • I. Apostol. 2003. Flagship Projects including Retail in Bucharest: Villacrosse Arcade and Baneasa Development. Initiativkreis Ruhrgebiet Congress: The Role of Flagship Projects in Regional Restructuring and Urban Regeneration, Essen, Germany, November 2003.

  • I. Apostol. 1999. Transportation Planning in Romania with respect to Integration in the EU. Master's Dissertation at the University of Stuttgart, Germany, September 1999.