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

New Complexity Recent projects, publications and activities

SENSES-Preview-Small Project


Climate Change Scenario Services

dnbvis1 grau Project


Visualization of bibliographic data and content

coins1-grey Project


Visualizing a numismatic collection as heaps, streams, and plots


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

19-21 October 2018

Die bibliografischen Daten der Deutschen Nationalbibliothek entfalten

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


Urban Future Talks #2: Mapping as a Critical and Transformative Practice @ Campus Fachhochschule Potsdam, Theaterwerkstatt in the main building.

14 November 2017, 3pm

One view is not enough: High-level visualizations of a large cultural collection

  • Marian Dörk
  • Christopher Pietsch
  • Gabriel Credico
— Information Design Journal. 23:1, 2017
uclab-climate-movie-01 Project

A Brief History of CO2 Emissions

An animated short film on greenhouse gas emissions


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

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


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

13 Jan – 12 March 2018
VIND-REGX-3 Project


Visualization interfaces and user centered design for complex databases

gei1-1400x875-grey Project

GEI-Digital Visualized

Visualizing a digital library of historical textbooks

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