Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez
Seizing Evidence Based Design: Urban Inequality & Territorial Disaster Risk Spatial Modeling
Luis Valenzuela is an Associate Professor at the Design School of the Universidad Adolfo Ibañez where he leads an interdisciplinary research agenda generating methodologies, indicators for measure, strategies for the identification of patterns, and tools for developing visualizations and modeling. He holds a Master in Architecture from the University of Wisconsin and completed the Doctor of Design program at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. He is the Founder and Director of the Center for Territorial Intelligence at the Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez. In 2008, he designed and implemented Chile’s first Master in Urban Design Program at the School of Architecture and Urban Studies at the Universidad Católica in Chile. Recent publications include the co-authored Santiago - Proyecto Urbano. In 2013 Valenzuela served as an advisor for Chile’s Minister of Housing and urbanism and was a member of the Presidential Commission for the Urban Development National Policy.