Petrus (Peter) Johannes Maria Nientied

urban development, housing
Pakistan, India
management consultancy

Curriculum vitae

1977-1982studied human geography, Free University of Amsterdam
1982-1986PhD researcher
1987PhD under the supervision of J. van der Linden and P. Schoorl, Free University of Amsterdam
1985-1999associate professor at the Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies, Erasmus University
1999-2012management consultant, with De Boer & Ritsema van Eck DBR
1999-advisor, academic staff at Polis University Tirana Albania, and Co-Plan, Tirana, Albania
2013-associate management consultant, Berckeley Square, Amsterdam

Selected publications

Nientied’s recent publications on management are not included.
1982 & J. van der Linden and E. Meijer, Karachi squatter settlement upgrading: improvement and displacement?, Amsterdam: Vrije Universiteit, Geografisch en Planologisch Instituut (Bijdragen tot de sociale geografie en planologie 5), 120 p.
1984 Usmania Mahajir colony in 1973 and 1983: research in a centrally located Katchi Abadi in Karachi, Amsterdam: Free University (Urban research working papers 1), 45 p.
The third Baldia upgrading evaluation survey, Amsterdam: Free University (Urban research working papers 2), 63 p.
Housing value in a Karachi squatter settlement, [ill. J. ter Haar], Amsterdam: Vrije Universiteit (Geografische en planologische notities 38), 28 p.
1985 A comparison between interviewing female and male respondents in Usmania Mahajir Colony, Karachi, Amsterdam: Free University (Urban research working papers 6), 33 p. – Contains also Research methodology and women’s studies: a comment, by Mies Grijns.
“A ‘new’ political geography: on what basis ?” Progress in Human Geography 9,3: 597-600.
& J. van der Linden, “Legal and illegal plot development: a rationale for illegal subdivision of land in Karachi.” Nagarlok 17,1: 32-45.
& J. van der Linden, “Low cost development authorities: an alternative view.” Cities, Febr.: 77-78.
& J. van der Linden, “Approaches to low-income housing in the Third World: some comments.” International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 9,3: 311-329. – In revised form published in: J. Gugler (ed.), The urbanization of the Third World, Oxford University Press 1988, pp. 138-157.
& J. van der Linden and E. Meijer, “Informal housing in Karachi.” Habitat International Journal 9,3/4: 289-297.
1986 “The short-term impact of housing upgrading on housing values: methodology and results of a test-control study in Karachi.” Third world planning review 8,1: 19-31.
& S. Iqbal Kalim, “Policy constraints on planning land for low-income groups in Karachi.” Habitat international 10,1/2: 79-93.
& S.I. Kalim, “Redeveloping Karachi’s inner-city: the lines area project.” Open House International 11,3: 20.
& B.C. Mitra, “The feasibility of urban information systems: some comments.” In: S. Saini (ed.), Urban and regional planning information systems, New Delhi: School of Planning and Architecture, pp. 354-362.
1987 Practice and theory of urban policy in the third world: low income housing in Karachi, Amsterdam: CHD, xiii, 369 p. – PhD thesis Free University Amsterdam.
& J. van der Linden, “Squatter settlement upgrading in Karachi.” In: R. Skinner et al. (eds), Shelter upgrading for the urban poor, Manila, pp. 107-126. – Also in Landmark 1988 July: 4-13.
1988 & Liane L. Schevz, “Evaluation of direct impacts of urban development projects.” Third World planning review 10,4: 389-405.
& J. van der Linden, “The ‘new’ policy approach to housing.” Public Administration and Development 8,2: 233-240. – Also published in AIHDA Journal, 1988 (2).
1989 & Banashree C. Mitra, Land supply and housing expenses for low income families: a rationale for government intervention, Amsterdam: Institute of Cultural Anthropology/Sociology of Development, Free University (Urban research working papers 19), 52 p.
“Are the urban managers retired?: The urban manager model and its relevance for Third World social science.” Nagarlok 21,1: 10-23.
& Barjor Mehta and Banashree C. Mitra, “Building regulation and low-income housing: a case study from India.” Cities 6,1: 50-59.
1990 & Mulk Raj (eds), Housing and income in Third World urban development, New Delhi [etc.]: Oxford & IBH, vi, 194 p. – Conference proceedings.
& Jan van der Linden and Syed Iqbal Kalim, “Pakistan [housing policies and practices].” In: Willem van Vliet (ed.), International handbook of housing policies and practices, New York: Greenwood Press, pp. 695-717.
& Pieter Robben and Jan van der Linden, “Low-income housing improvement and displacement: some comparative evidence.” In: B.C. Aldrich and R.S. Sandhu (eds), Housing in Asia: problems and perspectives, Jaipur, India: Rawat Publications, pp. 25-41.
& J. van der Linden, “The role of the government in the supply of legal and illegal land in Karachi.” In: Paul Baross and Jan van der Linden (eds), The transformation of land supply systems in Third World cities, Aldershot-Brookfield, pp. 225-242.
& S.B. Mhenni and Joop de Wit, “Community participation in low-income housing policies: potential or paradox.” Community Development Journal 25,1: 42-58.
“Aspectos institutionales de nueva política de vivienda.” In: UNCHS/JNV/CONADE Apoyo a la Elaboración de Políticas y Estrategias del Sector Vivienda, Informe Technico no. 3, Projecto ECU/89.003 (PNUD-CNUAH).
Review of: Richard May (ed.), The urbanization revolution: planning a new agenda for human settlements, New York 1989. Cities 7,3: 265.
Review of: P. Mehta, Bureaucracy, organisational behaviour and development, New Delhi-London 1989. Third World Planning Review 12,3: 305.
1991 & Jan van der Linden and Evert Meijer, “Informal housing in Karachi.” In: Jan van der Linden and Frits Selier (eds), Karachi: migrants, housing and housing policy, Lahore: Vanguard Books, pp. 63-81.
“Usmania Mahajir colony in 1973 and 1983: research in centrally located katchi abadi in Karachi.” In: Ibidem, pp. 112-159.
“The third Baldia upgrading evaluation survey.” In: Ibidem, pp. 228-297.
“The short-term impact of housing upgrading on housing values: methodology and results of a test-control study in Karachi.” In: Ibidem, pp. 329-349.
“The government & illegal land supply for low-income groups in Karachi.” In: Ibidem, pp. 350-366.
“Non-owner tenure arrangement in Latin American cities.” Paper UNCHS Expert Group Meeting on Rental Housing in Developing Countries, Nairobi: UNCHS.
& S. Iqbal Kalim, “Policy constraints on planning land for low-income groups in Karachi.” In: Ibidem, pp. 420-445.
& R. Baken, M. Peltenburg and M. Zaaijer, Neighbourhood consolidation and economic development, Rotterdam (IHS Working Papers 4).
1992 & Mirjam Zaaijer, “Kleinschalige bedrijvigheid en buurtontwikkeling in Derde-Wereldsteden.” Derde Wereld 1992,4: 102-114.
1993 Guest editor of: “Urban productivity and urban management.” Third World planning review 15,2: 103-208.
Review of: József Hegedüs, Raymond J. Struyk and Iván Tosics, Integrating state rental housing with the private market, … Cities 10,3: 272.
& C. Groenenberg, Review of the video: D. Hover and H. Arain, Katchi Abadis: Squatter Settlements in Pakistan, Paris 1990. Third World planning review 15,1: 87-88.
1996 & B. Maas, “Economic restructuring and city regeneration: lessons for Central and Eastern Europe?” In: H. Sander et al. (eds), Economic and corporate restructuring, experiences and challenges of the decade Leiderdorp: Lansa, pp. 205-224.
1997 Review of: Patricia L. McCarney (ed.), Cities and governance, new directions in Latin America, Asia and Africa, Toronto 1996. Netherlands Journal of Housing and the Built Environment 12,3: 341-342.
“The question of town and regional planning in Albania.” Habitat Intl. 22,1: 41-47.
Local government and economic development in CEE, the Case of Bratislava, Rotterdam: Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS Occasional Papers 2).
1998 “La ciudad como motor del desarrollo: necessidad de una visión estratégica.” In: E. Rojas and R. Daughters (eds), La ciudad en el siglo XXI, Experiencias exitosas en gestión del desarrollo urbano en America Latina, Washington: Inter-American Development Bank, pp. 33-42.