urban issues is the blog of Austrian Urban Planning Specialist Roland Krebs. It’s about development strategies and urban projects I developed mostly in Europe and Latin America and Caribbean. It is also an information hub, photography, thoughts, recent publications, etc.


I am an urban planner / urbanist from Vienna/Austria with vast experience in urban planning, design and development, real estate development, land use planning and regional planning. I studied urban and regional planning at the University of Technology (UT). After obtaining my master title in planning, I finished a master-program me of Business Administration (MBA) at the Universidad de Belgrano (UB) in strategic management.

I render the following services:
Urban Planning & Design
Appraisal Studies, Feasibility Studies & Location Studies
Proposal Writing, Project Development and Management
Evaluation, Supervision

I am listed as Validated Lead Expert for Urban Planning in the URBACT III Program – the European exchange and learning programme promoting sustainable urban development. My main working fields listed in the network are: Urban Strategic Planning, Integrated Urban Renewal, Sustainable Housing.