Dr. Sandra Guinand, MA

Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin (Postdoc)

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Sandra Guinand is an urban planner and geographer. She holds a doctorate in geosciences and the environment from the University of Lausanne and in geography from the University of Paris 1-Sorbonne, and is an associate researcher at EIREST Paris 1-Sorbonne University. She was a Swiss National Science Foundation visiting scholar (2014-2016) at the Center for place, culture and politics at the Graduate Center, City University of New York and Johns Hopkins University as well as at the Department of geography an regional research, University of Vienna (2017-2019). Since May 2022, is Sandra Guinand researcher at the Institute for Urban and Regional Research (ISR) and teaches at the University of Vienna.

Her research interests are urban regeneration projects, and socio-economical transformations of urban landscapes, with a specific focus on heritage processes, public-private partnerships and tourism.


  • Cultural heritage processes

  • Public-private partnerships and urban redevelopment projects

  • Urban regeneration

  • Tourism and gentrification

  • Photography as a qualitative research method

Memberships and additional functions

Preise und Auszeichnungen

  • PhD Thesis Award from the Faculty of geosciences and the envrionment, Lausanne University



Aktuelle Publikationen

Guinand, S. (2022). Festival marketplaces, entre postérités et discontinuités Après la régénération urbaine. Gollion : Infolio Editions.

Guinand, S., Llubani, A., Bauer, S. Schwab, E. (2022). Nachhaltige Stadtentwicklung an der urbanen Peripherie durch die Qualifizierung von Freiräumen“, Stadt und Grün, 1, Berlin: Patzer Verlag, pp. 20-25.

Guinand, S., Rojo, A.M., Scherner, M. (2021). “Exploring lived space of new build urban environment through photovoice interview: The case of Donau City in Vienna”, CIDADES, Comunidades e Territórios, DOI: 10.15847/cct.23864.

Guinand, S., Schaller, S. (2021). “Examining Public Private Partnerships and the Production of Space”, Special issue, Journal of Urban Affairs, Vol. 43 (2), pp. 235.

Condevaux A, Gravari-Barbas, M., Guinand, S., (eds.) (2021). Before and After Tourism. Tourism dynamics in everyday places. Geography and tourism series. Oxford : Routledge.