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Projects of the Urban Futures Programme


Weitere Projekte
Bildauswahl aus dem Archiv des Fotografen Frédéric Brenner

GraDiM: Granularities of Dispersion and Materiality – Visualising a Photo Archive on Diaspora

In collaboration with photographer Frédéric Brenner and his international project team, the GraDiM research project is developing theoretical and technical concepts for the visualisation of a photo archive with particular sensitivity for a collection documenting the Jewish diaspora.

Fünf Karten mit Visualisierungen zu Energie, Mobilität, Abfall, Landwirtschaft und Gebäude

CLIMATE MAPS: Visualising Local Climate Futures

Cooperation with the daily newspapers taz and UCLAB with the aim of conveying climate information via various channels using data visualisations. For this purpose, both physical and digital postcards with visualisations on different aspects of climate protection in Germany were designed and produced.

Vernetzen-Verstehen-Vermitteln: Amazonien als Zukunftslabor

Amazonia as a Laboratory for the Future – Networking-Understanding-Communicating

Starting from collection objects, overcome borders and create spaces of networking, understanding and mediation.

Gemeinschaftsraum im Neubauquartier „WagnisART“

IGiQ – Infrastructures of the Common in Community-Oriented Neighbourhood Development

Investigation of the potentials and implementation barriers for the realisation of "Infrastrukturen des Gemeinsamen".

Gemäldecollage aus der Sammlung-Modebild

Restaging Fashion – Digital Contextualisation of Vestimentary Sources

The interdisciplinary research and digitalisation project "Restaging Fashion. Visualisation of Vestimentary Sources" (ReFa) has developed explorative approaches to holdings from the Berlin Art Library with its collection Modebild – Lipperheide Costume Library and from the Fabrics collection of the Germanisches Nationalmuseum Nuremberg.

Fahrradfahrende in einer Stadt mit grünen Bäumen und modernen Gebäuden

SpaceForce: Affective Force Fields in Urban Space

What makes urban places attractive? This question is both scientifically and politically topical in view of urban challenges such as population growth, rising rents and intensified social segregation between more and less attractive city districts.

Centrum für Metropolinnovation in Bratislava

CMI.BA – Center for Metropolitan Innovation in Bratislava

Model project of an ecologically and socially sustainable building modernization of the Nová Cvernovka Foundation in Bratislava, Slovakia

Medienkollisionen als Innovationstreiber

COLLISIONS – Media Collisions as Innovation Drivers for New Approaches to Cultural Heritage

The project explores the potential of immersion and narration for visualising and making available cultural assets.

Logo des Projekts SmartUpLab – im Untertitel steht Decision, Support, Tools für intergrierte Mobilität

SmartUpLab – Decision Support Tools for Integrated Mobility Systems

SmartUpLab develops an intelligently networked tool environment to support the introduction of innovative mobility systems.

Schriftzug "Zugang Einbeziehung Teilhabe Anerkennung"

Inter...what? Intersectionality! A Visual Introduction

What is intersectionality? How are discrimination and privilege related? What does intersectional discrimination mean? These questions are answered in the web-based article "Inter...was? Intersektionalität! – Eine visuelle Einführung" answers them. With a combination of text, animated illustration and interactive data visualisation, it offers an introduction to the socially relevant topic of…

Datenvisualisierung Topographie der Gewalt

Topography of Violence

Research cooperation with the Jewish Museum Berlin on the visualisation of anti-Semitic acts of violence between 1930 and 1938

Logo des Forschungsprojekts "Visuelle und dynamische Arrangements von Nachrichten"

VIDAN: Visual and Dynamic Arrangements of Messages

VIDAN develops new interaction and visualisation techniques for the representation and exploration of complex data

Logo des Forschungsprojekts "Interfaces to Data for Historical Social Network Analysis and Research"

SoNAR (IDH): Interfaces to Data for Historical Social Network Analysis and Research

Project to investigate and demonstrate a research technology for historical network analysis

Logo des Forschungsprojekts "MaaS L.A.B.S."

MaaS L.A.B.S.: User-Centred Mobility-as-a-Service Platform: Living, Automated, Demand- & Sharing-Oriented

Shaping the transport turnaround through flexible and demand-oriented local public transport

Local Office Luckenwalde

Cooperation between the TH Wildau, the city of Luckenwalde and University of Applied Sciences Potsdam for a local office of the Brandenburg universities in the district town of Luckenwalde in the district of Teltow-Fläming.

Screenshot des Forschungsprojekts "Lesespuren: Fontanes Handbibliothek visualisieren"

Reading Traces: Visualising Fontane's Reference Library

Research cooperation with the Theodor Fontane Archive Potsdam

Quadratische Bildausschnitte sind in ihren unterschiedlichen Größen zu einem mosaikartigen Layout zusammengefügt

Close-Up Cloud: An Experimental Visualisation for Exploring Image Collections

The Close-Up Cloud introduces a visualisation approach that challenges the separation of overview and detail. For this, the iconographic details of images are summarised to reveal visual patterns in a collection and to stimulate exploration through the holdings.

Logo des Forschungsprojekts "Mobility-as-a-Service für Potsdam"

MaaS4P: Intelligent and Automated Mobility in Potsdam

Neighbourhood-based networked concept Mobility-as-a-Service for Potsdam (MaaS4P) with innovative and automated forms of public transport services

THEMIS.COG: Theoretical and Empirical Modelling of Identities and Attitudes in Collaborative Groups

The research project THEMIS.COG investigates social and psychological mechanisms of self-organised cooperation.

Logo des Forschungsprojekts "Kooperative Mobilität im digitalen Testfeld Düsseldorf"

KoMoD – Test Field Automated and Connected Driving Düsseldorf

Practical testing of new technologies for vehicle-infrastructure networking as well as highly and fully automated driving in the digital test field Düsseldorf

Logo des Forschungsprojekts "Visualisierung bibliographischer Daten und Inhalte"

Visualisation of Bibliographic Data and Content

Cooperation with the German National Library to research interactive visualisations of a comprehensive bibliographic collection

Logo des Forschungsprojekts "PaSyMo"

PaSyMo: Participatory System Modelling as a Tool for Integrated Urban Development

With PaSyMo, the Institute for Applied Research Urban Future develops digital tools for urban planning and participation processes.

Tausende von Münzen bilden verschieden große Haufen, die entlang von Material und Herkunft arrangiert sind

COINS: Visualisation of a Numismatic Collection

In this project, we explore the potential of dynamic arrangements of a comprehensive coin collection based on different facets such as origin, material type, period, weight and size. The resulting layouts push the boundary between the physical display of coins and the representation of abstract data patterns that characterise the collection.

Ausgedruckte Bilder auf Papier auf einem Tisch. Eine Hand blättert durch einen Stapel.

VIKUS: Visualisation of Cultural Collections

As part of the Visualisation of Cultural Collections project, graphical user interfaces for the interactive viewing of cultural objects are being researched. In co-operation with an innovative company in the field of media databases and a cultural institution with historically significant collections, scenarios and techniques for the visual exploration of cultural collections are being developed.