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Aleksandra Krstikj - Faculty

Aleksandra Krstikj, Profesora investigadora

Aleksandra Krstikj

Professor and researcher

Campus Estado de México, School of Architecture, Art and Design, Tecnológico de Monterrey.


Urban conservation
Sustainable land use



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Dr. Aleksandra Krstikj is a full-time research professor at the School of Architecture, Art, and Design of Tec de Monterrey. She is leading the national research group "Sustainable Territorial Development¨, where she organizes a monthly research seminar and coordinates research projects. 

She has a master's degree in architectural engineering from the Kyoto Institute of Technology and a doctorate from the Osaka University´s School of Engineering. Her research focuses on sustainable land use, spatial equity, and urban conservation of historic centers, with a total of 10 years of research experience. 

She has active research collaborations with researchers from Design University Kobe (Japan), University of Colorado Boulder (USA), Zhejiang University of Finance and Economics (China), and UNAM (Mexico). She has published her work in the best international scientific journals such as Habitat International and the Journal of Asian Architecture and Building Engineering. 

Dr. Krstikj is a member of the National System of Researchers of Mexico and the Architectural Institute of Japan. Dr. Krstikj is coordinating the cluster Urbanism in the framework of Tec´s Think Tank Post Coivd-19 focused on recovery and urban development post-COVID-19.

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Teaching Activities

  • Architecture Theory and Design Methodologies
  • Capstone Projects
  • Design Fundamentals
  • Exploration in the Habitat: From the Scale of the Element to the Territory
  • History of Architecture and the City
  • Modeling and Graphic Representation of your Environment with Geomatics
  • Projects IV: Community Buildings
  • Projects V: Mixed-use Complexes
  • Systemic and Sustainable Vision for Architecture
  • Urban Design Methods
  • Urban Project
  • Urban Theories
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Education and Training

Bachelor of Architecture, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University

Doctor of Philosophy in Architecture, Osaka University

Master's Degree in Architecture and Urban Design, Kyoto Institute of Technology


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  • Decision-support tool for coordination of volunteers in large-scale lockdowns.  International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction.  62. 2021 Article has an altmetric score of 1 
  • The spatial pattern of MNCs headquarters in the context of developmental state: The case of Beijing.  Habitat International.  112. 2021 
  • Social innovation in the undergraduate architecture studio 2021 
  • The potential of special zone development as a tool in land-use control - a case study of Yinchuan City, Western China.  Journal of Asian Architecture and Building Engineering.  2021 
  • Effects of urban planning on urban expansion control in Yinchuan City, Western China.  Habitat International.  64:85-97. 2017