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

New Complexity Recent projects, publications and activities

vikus viewer teaser 2 Project

VIKUS Viewer

Explore cultural collections along time, texture and themes

Reading Traces Project

Reading traces

Visualizing Fontane’s reference library

SENSES-Preview-Small Project


Climate Change Scenario Services


CityVis 2018 is a showcase of the latest and greatest projects shared on the Visualizing Cities platform.

22 Oct - 31 Dec 2018

Off the Grid: Visualizing a Numismatic Collection as Dynamic Piles and Streams

  • Flavio Gortana
  • Franziska von Tenspolde
  • Daniela Guhlmann
  • Marian Dörk
— Open Library of Humanities: Remaking Collections, 2018


Image Factories. Infographics 1920–1945 presents historical visualization design from early 20th century Austria and Germany.

19 Oct - 14 Dec 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

Die bibliografischen Daten der Deutschen Nationalbibliothek entfalten

  • Viktoria Brüggemann
  • Katja Dittrich
  • Marian Dörk
  • Johannes Herseni
  • Jens Rauenbusch
  • Fidel Thomet
— Dialog mit Bibliotheken, 2018
uclab-climate-movie-01 Project

A Brief History of CO2 Emissions

An animated short film on greenhouse gas emissions


We’ll be hosting Information+ 2018 in Potsdam – just before IEEE VIS in Berlin.

19-21 October 2018
dnbvis1 grau Project


Visualization of bibliographic data and content

coins1-grey Project


Visualizing a numismatic collection as heaps, streams, and plots


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


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