The Urban Complexity Lab is a research space at the 
intersection of information visualization 
and urban transformation.

New Complexity Recent projects, publications and activities

Reading Traces Project

Reading traces

Visualizing Fontane’s reference library

SENSES-Preview-Small Project


Climate Change Scenario Services

dnbvis1 grau Project


Visualization of bibliographic data and content


Information+ 2018 is coming to Potsdam – just before IEEE VIS in Berlin.

19-21 October 2018

Visualization of Cultural Heritage Collection Data: State of the Art and Future Challenges

  • Florian Windhager
  • Paolo Federico
  • Günther Schreder
  • Katrin Glinka
  • Marian Dörk
  • Silvia Miksch
  • Eva Mayr
— IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 2018
uclab-climate-movie-01 Project

A Brief History of CO2 Emissions

An animated short film on greenhouse gas emissions


With Visualizing Cities we are soliciting submissions of innovative visualizations of urban data to be shown in the context of IEEE VIS in Berlin.

1 August 2018

Zur Weiterentwicklung des “cognition support”: Sammlungsvisualisierungen als Austragungsort kritisch- kulturwissenschaftlicher Forschung

  • Florian Windhager
  • Katrin Glinka
  • Eva Mayr
  • Günther Schreder
  • Marian Dörk
— in: Konferenzband zur DHd 2018 Köln - Kritik der digitalen Vernunft, 2018

Der Sammlung gerecht werden: Kritisch-generative Methoden zur Konzeption experimenteller Visualisierungen

  • Marian Dörk
  • Katrin Glinka
— in: Konferenzband zur DHd 2018 Köln - Kritik der digitalen Vernunft, 2018

Die bibliografischen Daten der Deutschen Nationalbibliothek entfalten

  • Viktoria Brüggemann
  • Katja Dittrich
  • Marian Dörk
  • Johannes Herseni
  • Jens Rauenbusch
  • Fidel Thomet
— Dialog mit Bibliotheken, 2018


cf. city flows is currently on display in The Art of Networks III exhibition in Boston.

13 Jan – 12 March 2018

Conference talks

We’ll be participating in the DHd 2018 conference in Cologne to present research on visualizing cultural collections.

26 Feb - 2 March 2018
coins1-grey Project


Visualizing a numismatic collection as heaps, streams, and plots

VIND-REGX-3 Project


Visualization interfaces and user centered design for complex databases