Alexandra has strong interdisciplinary skills and is interested in connecting the different dimensions of urbanisation. At LSE Cities she has been leading and coordinating research across different scales of analysis and within different geographies, from Europe to the Middle East, Asia and Africa.
In her PhD, also at UCL Bartlett School of Planning, she developed a multi-sensory framework for the analysis of urban public space.
Previously, she worked as a Research Assistant at The Bartlett School of Planning and Geography Department at UCL. She holds an MSc (Res) in Sociology and Development Planning from ISCTE-IUL and an MEng in Urban Engineering from IST-UL (Portugal). In Portugal, she also worked in spatial planning, sustainable transport mobility and spatial analysis at CESUR – Instituto Superior Tecnico, Lisbon University.
Research Focus and Interests - socio-spatial analysis; environmental design; urban policy, urban inequalities, urban health, public space, sustainable mobility; urban sensescapes analysis; visual communication