Nikos Katsikis is an architect and urbanist working at the intersection of urbanisation theory, design and geospatial analysis. He holds a Doctor of Design from the Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) and is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Luxembourg. Since 2012 he is on the editorial board of the New Geographies journal and co-editor of New Geographies 06: Grounding Metabolism (Harvard University Press, 2014). Moreover, he is a Research Affiliate at Urban Theory Lab at the GSD and has served as Instructor in Urban Planning and Design (2014-2015) and as Teaching Fellow and Research Associate in the New Geographies Lab. He is a licensed architect in Greece (2006) and holds a professional degree in Architectural Engineering with highest distinction (2006) and a MSc in Architecture and Spatial Design (2009) from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA). His recent work includes contributions in MONU (2014), Implosions / Explosions: Towards a Study of Planetary Urbanization (N. Brenner ed., Jovis, 2013) and the forthcoming book with N. Brenner, Is the world urban? Towards a critique of geospatial ideology (Actar, 2016).