Richard Sendi

PhD, Urban Design

Phone: +386 (0)1 420 13 29

Research themes

  • Housing policy and housing systems
  • Operation of the housing market
  • Housing standard, housing management, maintenance and renewal


Richard Sendi is a senior researcher with many years of experience in in theoretical and empirical research. He specialises in housing studies, focusing especially on: housing policy; housing systems; operation of the housing market; public and private housing sectors; housing finance and construction; housing standard; management, maintenance and renewal of housing estate; and urban and architectural aspects of the planning of dwellings and the residential environment. He has led various research groups in the implementation of numerous research projects and also participated as a member of various research teams in other projects. He has published articles in international peer-reviewed journals, authored chapters for books published abroad and has edited several monographs published in Slovenia.

Selected current projects

  • The Model of Quality Aging in Place in Slovenia (QAPS)
    -1 (2017 - 2020)
  • Urban renewal decision support system balancing energy  efficiency and management of local resources in neighbourhoods  in Slovenia (SPO )
    -1 (2016 - 2018)
  • (Vodnik (MDDSZ))
    MDDSZ (2018 - 2021)

Selected Achievements

  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Joint Programming Initiative Urban Europe (JPI UE)
  • Member of the Co-ordination Committee of the European Network for Housing Research (ENHR) - Contact Person for New Researchers
  • Co-coordinator of the Working Group "East European Housing and Urban Policy" of the European Network for Housing Research


Urban Planning institute of the Republic of Slovenia
Trnovski pristan 2
1000 Ljubljana
  + 386 (0)1 420 13 10


Monday to Friday: 9.00 – 13.00
Tuesdays also: 15.00 – 17.00
Summer, July–August:
Monday to Friday: 9.00 – 13.00

  + 386 (0)1 420 13 31


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