About us

Dr. Darío Negueruela del Castillo

Dario Negueruela del Castillo’s research deals with the enaction of novel forms of urbanity through social emotional behavior and its relation to urban form. In his work, he combines spatial centrality analysis with different methods of quantitative and qualitative analysis on emotional lexicon and spatial discourse.
He currently heads research activities at the Laboratory of the Conception of Space (ALICE IA ENAC EPFL) Prior to this, he was Researcher and Coordinator of the Masters in Collective Housing in Madrid School of Architecture (ETSAM UPM), where he completed his Diploma of Advanced Studies. His parcours also includes Delft Technical University TU Delft in the Netherlands, where he completed his MSc. and the University of Westminster in United Kingdom, where he received his BA.

Dr. Shin Alexandre Koseki
Shin Alexandre Koseki investigates how individuals, groups and communities rely on social and urban spaces to conduct democratic processes. By combining computational social sciences, social theory and institutional design, he aims to reduce social and political conflicts between individuals and local communities within contemporary metropolitan regions. Through this work, he also develops new design and planning strategies for contemporary metropolitan spaces.        
He is currently Visiting researcher at the ETH Zurich and at the MIT Media Lab and Research Associate in the Chôros network. Prior to this, he was Visiting Professor at the University of Montreal’s School of Planning, Lecturer and Studio Director at the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, Affiliated Visiting Fellow at the University of Oxford, Visiting Fellow at the National University of Singapore and Academic Guest at the ETH Future Cities Laboratory.