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Dafna Fisher-Gewirtzman

Associate Professor, Head of the Architecture Program, 

The Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning, Technion

 

Analytical Tools for Predicting Urban Well-Being

 

Co-Authors: 

Roei Yosifof & Yaala Trosman-Heifler

Roei Yosifof ryosifof@gmail.com

yaalat@campus.technion.ac.il

 

Bio

Dafna is the Head of the Architecture program at the Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. Previous vice dean for students.

Academic Director of the VisLab, (virtual reality laboratory) and head of the Architecture Visual Perception Lab. Previously a visiting Professor at CUSP-NYU.

Her research focus is on the field of visual analysis and simulation and development of novel, automated architecture design tools based on potential residents' visual perception of space, directed toward the development of sustainable built environments. In addition, she leads research in the area of Environments for the Aging Brain.

Her research is financially supported by the Israel Science Foundation and Joy Ventures. She is a UNESCO fellowship recipient, a laureate of the prestigious Yanai Prize for Excellence in Academic Education and the Henri Gutwirth Fund for the Promotion of Research. Her work has been published in leading professional journals and presented in numerous international conferences and universities around the world such as ETH, FCL-NUS, CASA-UCL and CUSP-NYU.