Tom Benson is a researcher and designer who trained in architecture in the UK. Since September 2018, he has been working as a Research Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Senseable City Lab. He is interested in making cities more livable and sustainable by converging the fields of architecture, urban planning, and data science. Currently based in Amsterdam, his projects involve studying the built environment through large datasets using computational techniques. Previously, he has worked for Buro Ole Scheeren, Foster + Partners and the British Army.