Editorial Board

Michael Doyle

Michael R. Doyle holds a Master in Architecture and a Master of Science from Laval University (Quebec, Canada) and a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Cincinnati.  He has worked for architecture firms in Chicago (Illinois), Cleveland (Ohio) and Paris (France) and has been involved in teaching at the Laval University School of Architecture.  Before beginning his doctoral research at the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland in 2012, Michael worked as a research professional for the Interdisciplinary Research Group on the Suburbs (GIRBa) at Laval University.  His current research, carried out on the Deep City project at the Laboratory for Urban Economics and the Environment (LEURE), aims to develop an analytical framework for evaluating the underground potential of an urban area and to identify the topological and ambient spatial elements that contribute to a positive appreciation of underground spaces.

Shin Koseki

Born in Tokyo, Shin Koseki is a doctoral researcher at the Laboratoire de la Conception de l’Espace (ALICE) of the Intitute of Architecture and the City. After studying architecture in Montréal and Lausanne, Shin Koseki has worked in New York City and Rome. His research focused on the ethical dimension of cities. His research interests bridge from the study of the body in space to political philosophy.

Darío Negueruela

Born in Madrid, Dario Negueruela del Castillo is an architect and passionate of cities. Before starting his doctorate at the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in 2013, he has studied in England, University of Westminster (BA Arch), The Netherlands, TU Delft (MSc. Arch) and in Spain, Etsam-Polytechnic University of Madrid (DEA/MAS). From 2007 until 2012, Dario worked as independent architect and was involved in teaching and conducting academic research at the School of Architecture in Madrid. Currently, his doctoral research deals with the dynamic relationship between urban environments and society, paying special attention to the role of collective emotions in enacting new forms of collective agency.

Siobhan Rockcastle

Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Siobhan is a doctoral researcher in the Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Performance-Integrated Design (LIPID). She received her BArch from Cornell University in 2008 and her SMArchS degree in Building Technology from MIT in 2011. As a teaching fellow, Siobhan has taught environmental design courses at Cornell University and Northeastern University and worked as an architect in Ithaca, Boston, New York, and Minneapolis. As a continuation of her work at MIT, Siobhan’s research proposes new metrics that measure the perceptual impacts of daylit in architecture.

Selena Savic

Selena Savić is an architect and media designer, interested in the experience of space and the impact of wireless communication on our relationship with the environment we inhabit. Selena graduated from the Faculty of Architecture, University of Belgrade in 2006, where she later worked on urban planning and research. She continued her studies in Media Design, graduating from Networked Media at the Piet Zwart Institute in Rotterdam, The Netherlands in 2010. Since September 2011 she is a doctoral candidate at the Federal Technical Institute in Lausanne, Switzerland (EPFL) and the Instituto Superior Técnico in Lisbon, Portugal (IST), and a grantee of the FCT, Portugal.

past editors

Sytse de Maat

Carole Lanoix

Mathieu Mercuriali

Alexandra Thorer

The core members of the Contour scientific committee consist of the current members of the EDAR Doctoral Commission.

Prof. Vincent Kaufmann
Prof. Martin Fröhlich
Prof. Inès Lamunière
Prof. Luca Ortelli
PATT Emmanuel Rey
Prof. Philippe Thalmann
Prof. Paola Viganò