Martin Scoppa, PhD martin_scoppa[at]sutd.edu.sg
Georgia Tech 2013, College of Architecture.
Martin joined the City Form Lab as a postdoctoral fellow in May 2013. He holds a PhD in architecture from Georgia Tech, and a professional degree in architecture from the University of Buenos Aires.
He is a registered architect in Argentina since 1998, and has several years of research and practical experience in architecture, urban design, and planning. He worked in public service, as a Planning Officer for the City of Buenos Aires, and privately, as an architect and urban design consultant collaborating in projects in Argentina, Canada, Saudi Arabia, and the US.
His research focuses on measuring and describing the spatial structure of the built environment, and assessing its impact on accessibility and the location and emergence of urban centers. At the City Form Lab, he is investigating the spatial distribution of economic activity in informal settlements of South East Asia.
Apart from his research and professional activities, he taught design foundation studios to undergraduate students at Georgia Tech for the past three years.