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Darío Negueruela del Castillo
Current Projects


Darío Negueruela del Castillo is the scientific coordinator of the Center for Digital Visual Studies (Max Planck Society – University of Zurich) since January 2020. Between 2017 and 2019, he was Head of Research at ALICE lab in EPFL, where he completed his PhD entitled “The City of Extended Emotions” in 2017. Until 2022 he was a founding member of Architecture Land Initiative (cooperative, CH). Previously, he was a founding partner of Ná architectural office (ES). He received an MSc in Architecture from TU Delft (The Netherlands) and a BA from the University of Westminster (UK). He recently organized the ‘2021 Deep City International Symposium’ as well as the ‘Scaffolds-Open Encounters’ in 2018 in Brussels. His research spans architecture, urbanism, affect, and spatial and visual perception with an emphasis on imagination and spatial agency. Among his current projects are ‘On the Urbanity of Images’ and ‘Multimodality and Digital Apophenia’.

Current Projects

On the Urbanity of Images (ongoing)

Collaboration with Helsinki Biennial – AI Curation(2023)

Multimodality and Digital Apophenia ( 2022-)

Seeing like a City (but differently this time). with Lucía Jalón Oyarzun (2022-)

An Ecology of Vision for Early Modern Rome (2021-

Digital Rome (2022-)





Urban Machine Vision – Operational & Networked Images . L
Lecture and Workshop with Iacopo Neri.
Sensing Like a (Multipli)City
EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland

Unexpected realities: how uncertainty and imperfection influence perception and interpretation in digital visual studies
Conference Panel, with Eva Cetinic
Visual Science of Art Conference 2022
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The Doors of Multimodal Perspectives: Deep Learning and the Kaleidoscopic Embeddings of Culture.   Paper presentation, with Eva Cetinic
Visual Science of Art Conference 2022
24-27 August. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Magic and Desire: Radical Embodied Knowledge in Hypnerotomachia Poliphili
Seventh International Conference of the European Architectural History Network (EAHN). 15-18 June. Madrid, ES

Maps, Threads, and Notes. Navigating Hybrid Modes of Encounter and Knowledge Production
with Lucía Jalón Oyarzun and Gordan Savicic
DARIAH Event “DARIAH2021 Interfaces”. 7 September 2021 Antwerp, BE

Scientific Coordinator  of the International Latsis Symposium “Deep City, Climate Crisis, Democracy and the Digital”
24-27 March. EPFL. Lausanne, Switzerland

Chair & Academic Coordinator  of the  International Research Symposium “Scaffolds Open Encounters with Society Art and Architecture”
November 2018 CIVA Brussels and KANAL Centre Pompidou, Belgium