Arianna Salazar Miranda
Arianna joined the Center for Real Estate as a Research Analyst. Her research currently focuses on using spatial analytics to investigate how the physical pattern of urban development affects the social, and economic quality of urban environments. She holds an Architecture Masters Degree from Veritas University in San Jose, Costa Rica, where she was born. Her interest in the intersection of design and urban issues brought her to MIT, where she pursued a Masters degree in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning. Arianna won the Outstanding Master Thesis Award for her research on urban form and segregation.
Parallel to her studies, Arianna has collaborated on work with the Urban Economics group and the MIT Media Lab. She is also a founder of Local Sense Lab, where she investigates the creative application of sensors to build responsive and efficient cities.