DRH Research Labs

The Digital Research Hub is guided by the following key aim:

To promote inter-disciplinary research with digital, spatial and intelligent technologies with the aim to develop innovation in architectural and urban applications, fabrication methods and design strategies.

Research domains include:

  • Big data
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Disruptive technologies
  • Digital fabrication
  • Haptic-digital architecture
  • Virtual cross reality and interactive systems


Urban Relational Informatics

Social Media in Urban Design

Improving community well-being by enhancing performance and communication of semi-public space in the evolving public realm.

Digital Urban Economics Lab

Political Economy of Digital Platforms

The Digital Urban Economics Lab is a research Laboratory that map, examine and analyse the impacts of the different spatial variables on the prices in the land and property markets. 

Smart city and Micro-Mobility Policy Lab

Big Data


arc/sec Lab

Cross reality and Interactive systems

The arc/sec Lab is a research and development Laboratory for Cross Reality Architecture and Interactive Systems. It explores real-time Reactive Architecture through the fusion of digital information and physical constructions.