George Garofalakis is an urban planner and GIS analyst based in Luxembourg and the co-founder of SpaceViz. He studied Urban Planning and Regional Development in the University of Thessaly in Greece and Urban Design in University College London’s Bartlett School of Architecture. He focuses on spatial data analysis and visualisation using GIS. His work with leading UK planning and design organisations has been pivotal in the successful delivery of a variety of projects, ranging from neighbourhood-scale character studies to large-scale masterplans. His cartographic analysis of London’s Local Character and Density, a project commissioned by Historic England and delivered by Allies and Morrison’s Urban Practitioners, won the 2017 RIBA President’s Award for Research in the Cities and Community category.