Simona Sofronie

Simona Sofronie is an architect and currently a PhD researcher in Urban Design at the PHL University College and Hasselt University on the generation of a ubiquitous urban game to visualize mental maps as representations of the way people use, perceive and conceive a given spatial environment. She is interested in mobile / location-based apps in the urban space, design for social practices, genius loci knowledge and fight spatial cognition routine through serious-fun gaming. She is part of the research group ArcK, focusing on the physical/social/cognitive impact of mapping on the urban space.