Michael R. Doyle is assistant professor at the Université Laval School of Architecture since January 2019. He was previously a guest lecturer and research assistant at the Department for Architecture Theory and Philosophy of Technics (ATTP) at the TU Vienna. He holds a PhD in Architecture and the Sciences of the City from the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) and a master’s (M.Arch.) and master’s in science of architecture (M.Sc.Arch) from Université Laval. His research interests revolve around novel ways to think the milieu in architecture and urbanism, computational techniques of abstraction in the production of architectural artefacts and the articulations of mediacy and immediacy in perception and action in the built environment.
Shin 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.
Darío Negueruela del Castillo (Madrid 1980) holds a PhD from EPFL and is affiliate head of research at the Laboratory of the Conception of Space ALICE EPFL. His 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. 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 (M. Phil). His parcours also includes TU Delft in the Netherlands (MSc Arch). and the University of Westminster (BA Arch).
Selena Savić is an architect interested in the way information technologies and communication techniques shape and transform architectural thinking, and vice versa. She holds a joint PhD from Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) and Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), Lisbon, with a thesis entitled Space. People. Networks: Exploring the relationship between built structures and seamless wireless communication infrastructures (2015). She graduated with a degree in architecture (Dipl. Ing. Arch) from the Faculty of Architecture, Belgrade University in 2006, and in media design (MDes) from the Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam in 2010. She writes about the digital and architecture and exhibits works that address technics, communication and organization in space. She was previously a guest lecturer and postdoc fellow at the Department for Architecture Theory and Philosophy of Technics (ATTP) at the TU Vienna. She is currently a postdoc researcher at the Institute for Experimental Design and Media, FHNW Basel.