Beatrix Emo is a practicing architect and director of Spatialist Arch. She holds a PhD from the Bartlett School of Architecture, in which she explored how individuals experience urban spaces.

She is a senior lecturer at the Chair of Cognitive Science, ETH Zurich, an interdisciplinary group where she leads the focus on how people interact with the environment.

Her interests lie in urban design, space syntax, and spatial cognition, conducting experiments in real and virtual environments.

She is recipient of the ETH Career Seed Grant for this project.