DR Gideon Aschwanden

DR Gideon Aschwanden




  • Dr. Gideon Aschwanden is Lecturer in Urban Analytics with a focus on learning algorithms to evaluate the urban fabric to improve health, transportation and economic opportunities. He joins us in 2015 from Princeton University where his teaching and research was on digital fabrication methods and building systems (cooling and heating architecturally optimized systems). He has an MSc in Architecture and a doctoral degree from the ETH Zurich where he also taught graduate students in the use of digital evaluation tools in urban planning. To deepen his knowledge he worked as a researcher at the Future Cities Laboratory in Singapore and has professional experience in Switzerland, Singapore and the United States.   


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Education and training

  • PhD, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology - Zurich 2014
  • MSc Arch, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology - Zurich 2009