2022 Call for Urban Visualization Projects

Following our first two successful competitions in 2016 and 2018, this third iteration is looking for the latest projects in the field of urban data visualization.

Visualization as a tool for analysis, exploration and communication has become a driving force in the task of unravelling the complex urban fabrics that form our cities. More than half of the world’s citizens are living in urban areas, with a steady growth for the years ahead. The complexity of the processes at hand calls for methods and tools that help better understand the urban realm and the underlying relationships and connections, for all stakeholders involved, from urban planners to decision makers to companies and citizens themselves. Visualization experts around the world are working on new techniques in the hope of making these urban processes more transparent and understandable. The goal of this competition is to bring together the wide spectrum of work in urban visualization across disciplinary and professional boundaries and honour particularly innovative and important projects.

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Competition & Collection

After a quality check every submitted project will be added to the CityVis collection and will be available to the public. A program committee will nominate the best projects in the following categories:

All winning projects will be exhibited in a two month-long exhibition in the city of Potsdam in November/December 2022. The exhibition will be opened with vernissage and a ceremonial announcement of the winners on November 3rd. Followed by a scientific workshop on the 4th of November.

If you are interested in the scientific workshop, you can submit an abstract to this year's theme "Underneath the smart city" until August 1st.


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Program Committee

  • Alex Godwin American University
  • Amit Jena Monash University
  • Andre Vande Moere KU Leuven
  • Damla Çay Koç University
  • David Hunter Ravensbourne University
  • Hans Hack hanshack.com
  • Hareesh Kumar Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
  • Heike Vornhagen Insight Centre
  • Hilke Berger CityScienceLab Hamburg (HCU)
  • Imanuel Schipper CityScienceLab Hamburg (HCU)
  • Immelyn Domnick Berlin Technical University (BTH)
  • Juan Carlos Carvajal Bermúdez CityLAB Berlin
  • Juan Francisco Saldarriaga Columbia University
  • Lyn Bartram Simon Fraser University
  • Marian Dörk Potsdam University of Applied Sciences
  • Maxim Spur Goethe-University Frankfurt
  • Michael Szell IT University of Copenhagen
  • Miriah Meyer Linköping University
  • Nicole Hengesbach University of Warwick
  • Priyanka Mary Mammen University of Massachussets, Amherst
  • Rodrigo Medeiros Instituto Federal da Paraíba
  • Ryan Sheng-Ming Wang National Taipei University of Technology
  • Sarah Goodwin Monash University
  • Till Nagel University of Applied Sciences Mannheim
  • Vincent Tourre Nantes University
  • Xavier Ho Monash University


If you have any questions don't hesitate contacting us sebastian.meier@fh-potsdam.de