Ken Fallas

Ken Fallas

Seoul, KR



Ken Fallas is a Costa Rican Urban Planner and Researcher based in Seoul, Korea.
He holds a Master Degree in Design and Planning from Seoul National University of Science and Technology. His research work covers territorial development complexities, connectographies, climate change resiliency, smart systems, mobility and future housing models. With more than 7 years of experience on development strategies, competitiveness and planning projects for the enhancement of quality of life in the Republic of Korea, Latin America and Southeast Asian countries, he is convinced that cities can provide everything for everyone, but only if, and only when they are planned for everyone.



대한엔지어니어링건축사사무소 DEHAN Engineering & Architecture, Seoul, KR, 과장 Urban Planning Lab

Mar 2020 - current

미래주거환경연구소 Research Institute for Future Housing Environment, Seoul, KR, Urban Planner

The 미래주거환경연구소 Research Institute for Future Housing Environment is an academic and professional research center dedicated to the study of urban competitiveness, planning and environmental design issues. During the last 10 years the institute developed a series of projects as a consultant in cooperation with local research institutions and cities in the Republic of Korea, Hong Kong, Manila, Mindanao and others.

Nov 2016 - Apr 2021

Korea Global Cooperation Foundation, Seoul, KR, Project Manager

Nov 2016 - Sep 2017


Seoul National University of Science and Technology, Seoul, KR, Masters, M.Sc. Planning & Design

Sep 2016 - Aug 2018

Universidad Latina de Costa Rica, San Pedro de Montes de Oca, CR, BArch, Architecture

Jan 2009 - May 2014


2016년 추계학술발표대회 우수 논문상 발표상 Excellent dissertation and academic award honor Dec 2016, Award

Top 10 dissertations. Recognition for the research paper "Costa Rica's Green Energy Dependency".


Areas of Specialization