Offenhuber, Dietmar, and Carlo Ratti, eds. 2013. Die Stadt entschlüsseln. Basel: Bauwelt Fundamente.

upcoming English version: Decoding the city - how Big Data can change urbanism, Birkhäuser 2014
Offenhuber, Dietmar, and Katja Schechtner, eds. 2013. Accountability Technologies: Tools for Asking Hard Questions. Vienna: Ambra / Birkhäuser[link]
Offenhuber, Dietmar, and Katja Schechtner, eds. 2012. Inscribing a Square: Urban Data as Public Space. 2012th ed. Vienna, New York: Springer. [link]
Peer-reviewed Journal Papers
Offenhuber, Dietmar. 2014. “Infrastructure Legibility - a Comparative Study of Open311 Citizen Feedback Systems.” Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society. link
Best Paper 2012, Journal of the American Planning AssociationOffenhuber, Dietmar, David Lee, Malima I. Wolf, Santi Phithakkitnukoon, Assaf Biderman, and Carlo Ratti. 2012. “Putting Matter in Place.” Journal of the American Planning Association 78 (2): 173–196. [pdf]
Offenhuber, Dietmar, Malima I. Wolf, and Carlo Ratti. 2013. “Trash Track – Active Location Sensing for Evaluating E-waste Transportation.” Waste Management & Research.pdf
Nabian, Nashid, Dietmar Offenhuber, Anthony Vanky, and Carlo Ratti. 2013. “Data Dimension: Accessing Urban Data and Making It Accessible.” Proceedings of the ICE - Urban Design and Planning 166 (1) (February 1): 60–75.
Offenhuber, Dietmar. 2012. “Patterns of Choice: The Prix Ars Electronica Jury Sessions.” Leonardo 45 (3): 226–232. [pdf]
Phithakkitnukoon, Santi, Malima I. Wolf, Dietmar Offenhuber, David Lee, Assaf Biderman, and Carlo Ratti. (2013). “Tracking Trash”, IEEE Pervasive Computing . New York, NY : IEEE Computer Society pdf
Boustani, Avid, Lewis Girod, Dietmar Offenhuber, Rex Britter, Malima I. Wolf, David Lee, Stephen B. Miles, Assaf Biderman, and Carlo Ratti. 2011. “Investigation of the Waste-removal Chain Through Pervasive Computing.” IBM Journal of Research and Development 55 (1/2).[pdf]
Offenhuber, Dietmar. 2010. “Visual Anecdote.” Leonardo 43 (4): 367–374. [pdf]
Vande Moere, Andrew, and Dietmar Offenhuber. 2009. “Beyond Ambient Display: A Contextual Taxonomy of Alternative Information Display.” International Journal of Ambient Computing and Intelligence 1 (2): 39–46. [pdf]
Book Chapters
Offenhuber, Dietmar, and Carlo Ratti. 2013. "Drei Mythen über Smart Cities und Big Data." In Big Data: das neue Versprechen der Allwissenheit (Edition Unseld). ed. Heinrich Geiselberger, Tobias Moorstedt. Berlin: Suhrkamp
Offenhuber, Dietmar, and Carlo Ratti. 2013. “Mapping the Future.” In Connecting Minds, Crating the Future. London: Touchline.
the official bid of Dubai for Expo2020 - with essays from Jimmy Carter, John Maeda and Joseph Stieglitz and others.
Offenhuber, Dietmar, and Carlo Ratti. 2012. “Reading the City — Reconsidering Kevin Lynch’s Notion of Legibility in the Digital Age.” In The Digital Turn - Design in the Era of Interactive Technologies, ed. Zane Berzina, Barbara Junge, Wim Westerveld, and Carola Zwick. Zürich: Park Books.[link][pdf]
"Wie bedeutend der „Digital Turn“ auch für Architekten ist, wird spätestens deutlich, wenn Dietmar Offenhuber und Carlo Ratti vom MIT Kevin Lynches „The Image of the City“ um die digitale Komponente erweitern."
peer-reviewedOffenhuber, Dietmar. 2012. “Kuleshov’s Display: On Contextual Invisibility.” In Throughout: Art and Culture Emerging with Ubiquitous Computing, ed. Ulrik Ekman. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press. [link]
Offenhuber, Dietmar. 2012. “On Infrastructure Legibility.” In Inscribing a Square: Urban Data as Public Space, 25–29. Vienna, New York: Springer.[pdf (reprint de/en)]
peer-reviewedOffenhuber, Dietmar. 2011. „IOOO – the Internet of Obsolete Objects“. In A. Oosterman, O. Bouman, R. Koohlhaas, M. Wigley (Eds.), Volume #28, 169-171. Amsterdam: Stichting Archis. [pdf]
peer-reviewedOffenhuber, Dietmar, David Lee, Malima I. Wolf, Lewis Girod, Avid Boustani, Jennifer Dunham, Kristian Kloeckl, et al. 2011. “Urban Digestive Systems.” In Towards the Sentient City. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press.
Offenhuber, Dietmar, and Judith Donath. 2008. “Comment Flow - Visualizing Communication Along Network Path.” In Interface Cultures: Artistic Aspects of Interaction, ed. Christa Sommerer and Laurent Mignonneau. 1st ed. Transcript. [pdf]
Harry, Drew, Dietmar Offenhuber, and Judith Donath. 2008. “The Social Roles of Virtual Architecture.” In Space Between People: How the Virtual Changes Physical Architecture, ed. Stephan Doesinger. Prestel.
Offenhuber, Dietmar. 2002. „wegzeit - the geometry of relative distance“, in Yu-Tung Liu (ed.), Developing Digital Architecture FEIDAD Award 2002, Basel: Birkhäuser
Peer-reviewed conference papers
Lee, David, Dietmar Offenhuber, Assaf Biderman and Carlo Ratti, 2014. Learning From Tracking Waste: How Transparent Trash Networks Affect Sustainable Attitudes and Behavior, IEEE World Forum on Internet of Things, Seoul
Offenhuber, Dietmar, & Lee, David 2012. Putting the Informal on the Map - Tools for Participatory Waste Management. Proceedings of the Twelveth Anniversary Conference on Participatory Design 2012, PDC  ’12. Roskilde, Dk. [pdf]
Offenhuber, Dietmar, (2008), The Invisible Display – Design Strategies for Ambient Media in the Urban Context. In Ambient Information Systems workshop proceedings, Ubicomp2008. Seoul, Korea.
Harry, Drew, and Dietmar Offenhuber. 2007. “The Projects - Towards a Sociable Architecture for Virtual Worlds.” In Proceedings of the 2007 Conference on Designing for User eXperience. Chicago, Illinois.
Parkes, Amanda, and Dietmar Offenhuber. 2007. “Dewy: a Condensation Display.” In ACM SIGGRAPH 2007 Posters, 44. 
Modlitba, Paulina, Dietmar Offenhuber, Moses Ting, Dido Tsigaridi, and Hiroshi Ishii. 2007. “TILTle: Exploring Dynamic Balance.” In Proceedings of the 2007 Conference on Designing for User eXperiences, 10:2–10:7. DUX  ’07. New York, NY, USA: ACM. 
Offenhuber, Dietmar. 2006. “Moviemaps Revisited.” In SIGGRAPH 2006, Sketches and Applications , 87. Boston, Massachusetts: ACM.
Offenhuber, Dietmar. 2002. “Wegzeit: The Geometry of Relative Distance.” In SIGGRAPH 2002 Sketches and Applications, 280–280. San Antonio, Texas: ACM.
Other Publications
Offenhuber, Dietmar. 2013. Tarzan oder IBM? WIRED 01/13[link]
Offenhuber, Dietmar. “Wegzeit.” Vectors Journal no. 2: Mobility (2006).
Featured in (selection)
Jeff Nesbit, Colin Norman, Special Feature: 2010 Visualization Challenge. 2011. Science 18 February 2011: 847
Cantoni, Virginio, Stefano Levialdi, and Bertrand Zavidovique. 2011. 3C Vision: Cues, Context and Channels. Elsevier.
Humes, Edward. 2012. Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash. Avery.
Schulze, Holger. 2008. Sound Studies: Traditionen - Methoden - Desiderate. Eine Einführung. transcript Verlag.
Naone, Erica. “Between Friends.” MIT Technology Review, February 19, 2008.
Lima, M. Visual Complexity: Mapping Patterns of Information. Princeton Architectural Press, 2011
Köster, Ingo, and Kai Schubert. 2009. Medien in Raum und Zeit: Massverhältnisse des Medialen. transcript Verlag.
Mraz, Austrian Cultural Forum Moscow/Simon. Пыль. Staub. Dust. AustrianCulturalForum Moscow.
Brock, Chris. 2003. Terra Infirma, eDesign Magazine. issue 5 p.11
Offenhuber, Dietmar and Sam Auinger. 2011. Urban Configuration and the Soundscape. Available at
Offenhuber, Dietmar, and Whitman Richards. 2007. “Structure of an On-Line Community: Bands in MySpace.” [pdf]
Offenhuber, Dietmar, Dirmoser, Gerhard. 2006. SemaSpace - Semantic Networks as Memory Theatre [pdf]