Book Chapters

Kloeckl, K. (2017). Open Works for The Urban Improvise. In R. Bunschoten & L. C. Werner (Eds.), Cybernetics: state of the art. Berlin: Technical University Berlin Publishers.

Kloeckl, K. (2016). An Improvisation Based Framework for Interactive Urban Environments. In N. Streitz & P. and Markopoulos (Eds.), Distributed, Ambient and Pervasive Interactions: 4th International Conference, DAPI 2016, Held as Part of HCI International 2016, Toronto, ON, Canada, July 17-22, 2016, Proceedings (pp. 439-449). Springer International Publishing.

Kloeckl, K. (2014). The City as a Digital Public Space – Notes for the Design of Live Urban Data Platforms. In D. Offenhuber & C. Ratti (Eds.), Decoding the City: Urbanism in the Age of Big Data. Basel: Birkhäuser.

Kloeckl, K. (2013). LIVE Singapore! Die Stadt als digitaler öffentlicher Raum. In D. Offenhuber & C. Ratti (Eds.), Die Stadt entschlüsseln: Wie Echtzeitdaten den Urbanismus verändern (Bauwelt Fundamente) (pp. 86-102). Birkhäuser.

Roche, S., Nabian, N., Kloeckl, K., & Ratti, C. (2012). Are ‘Smart Cities’ Smart Enough? In A. Rajabifard & D. Coleman (Eds.), Spatially Enabling Government, Industry and Citizens: Research and Development Perspectives (pp. 215-235). GSDI Association Press.

Offenhuber, D., Lee, D., Wolf, M., Girod, L., Boustani, A., Dunham, J., . . . Ratti, C. (2011). Urban Digestive Systems. In M. Shepard (Ed.), Towards the Sentient City. Sentient City: Ubiquitous Computing, Architecture, and the Future of Urban Space (pp. 90-109). Cambridge (MA): MIT Press.

Kloeckl, K., & Ratti, C. (2011). Enacting the real-time city. In E. Chardronnet (Ed.), Proceedings of Futur en Seine 2009 : the Digital Future of the City (pp. 72-84). Cap Digital.

Kloeckl, K. (2009). Changing Connections. The role of connections in products between traditional and new technologies. In Swiss Design Network (Ed.), Multiple Ways to Design Research (pp. 294-318). Milano: et al./Edizioni.

Calabrese, F., Kloeckl, K., & Ratti, C. (2008). WikiCity: Real-time Location-sensitive Tools for the City. In M. Foth (Ed.), Urban Informatics: Community Integration and Implementation (pp. 389-413). Hershey: IGI Global.


Journal Articles

Kloeckl, K. (2017). The urban improvise. Design Issues, 33(4), 44-58. [link]

Kloeckl, Kristian. (2017). Urban Office. Research At the Intersection of Workplace and Public Life. Design Museum Magazine (003), 22–25. [link]

Kristian, K. (2016). SuperLux: Smart Light Art, Design and Architecture for Cities [Review of the eponymous book edited by Davina Jackson]. Journal of Architectural Education, 70(1), 175-177

Holleczek, T., Yu, L., Lee, J. K., Senn, O., Kloeckl, K., Ratti, C., & Jaillet, P. (2013). Digital breadcrumbs: Detecting urban mobility patterns and transport mode choices from cellphone networks. CoRR, abs/1308.6705.

Kloeckl, K., Senn, O., & Ratti, C. (2012). Enabling the real-time city: LIVE Singapore! Journal of Urban Technology, 19(2), 89-112.

Kloeckl, K. (2009). Esplorazioni su piccolissima scala. [Explorations on the Very Small Scale]. Disegno Industriale, 7(38), 54-59.

Calabrese, F., Kloeckl, K., & Ratti, C. (2007). WikiCity: Real-Time Location-Sensitive tools for the city. IEEE Pervasive Computing, Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems, 6(3), 52-53.

Ratti, C., Calabrese, F., & Kloeckl, K. (2007). WikiCity: Connecting the Tangible and the Virtual Realm of the City. GEO Informatics, 10(8), 42-45.

Kloeckl, K. (2007). MIT: Un luogo che fa la differenza. Disegno Industriale, 24-25, 94-99.

Kloeckl, K. (2005). Smart technologies between tradition and the future. Disegno Industriale, 16, 88-91.


Conference Proceedings

Kloeckl, K. (2015). Tool theory and the urban data medium: Data driven visual tools for urban energy. Proceedings from IEEE International Smart Cities Conference, Guadalajara, Mexico. [link]

Kloeckl, Kristian. “Technology Mediation and Visualizing Urban Energy Data.” Hybrid City 2015: Data to the People. Eds. I. Theona, and D. Charitos. Data to the people Athens: URIAC, 2015. 125-32. [link]

Nagel, T., Maitan, M., Duval, E., Moere, A. V., Klerkx, J., Kloeckl, K., & Ratti, C. (2014). Touching Transport – a Case Study on Visualizing Metropolitan Public Transit on Interactive Tabletops. In Proceedings of the 2014 International Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces (pp. 281-288). New York, NY, USA: ACM.

Nagel, T., Duval, E., Vande Moere, A., Kloeckl, K., & Ratti, C. (2012). Sankey Arcs – Visualizing edge weights in path graphs. Proceedings from EuroVis 2012, Vienna, Austria.

Kloeckl, K., Di Lorenzo, G., Senn, O., & Ratti, C. (2011). LIVE Singapore! – An urban platform for real-time data to program the city. Proceedings from 12th International Conference on Computers in Urban Planning and Urban Management, Lake Louise (Canada).

Rojas, F., Kloeckl, K., & Ratti, C. (2008). Dynamic city. Investigations into the sensing, analysis and application of real-time, location-based data. Proceedings from First International Conference on Critical Digital: What Matters(s)?, Cambridge, MA.

Kloeckl, K., & Chiapponi, M. (2009). NanoDesign – Industrial Design and Nanotechnology. Exploring new ways for the packaging of agricultural products. Proceedings from Nanotec 2009, Roma.

Calabrese, F., Kloeckl, K., & Ratti, C. (2007). WikiCity: Real-Time Location-Sensitive tools for the city. Proceedings from 10th International Conference on Computers in Urban Planning and Urban Management, Brazil.



Shiles, B., Kloeckl, K., Stroud H., Thomas, M. & Johnson D. (2017). Workplace + Public Realm. Palo Alto, Boston, San Francisco: Stanford University, Northeastern University, WRNS Studio.

Kloeckl, K., Mometti, M., & Bellan, S. (2010). Design, packaging and agricultural products
Design research and new technologies for agricultural food packaging / Ricerca sul design e nuove tecnologie per l’imballaggio di prodotti agricoli
. Venezia: Università Iuav di Venezia.

Rojas, F., Caldesi Valeri, C., Kloeckl, K., & Ratti, C. (2008). New York Talk Exchange. Cambridge, MA: SA+P Press.



Ratti, C., Kloeckl, K., Manzoni, V., & Corti, A. (2012). System for determining CO2 emissions. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA.


Online Publications

Kloeckl, K., & Ratti, C. (2011). Taming the rising dragons of global Asia. The many global paths to accessing Asia. Retrieved 22 December 2011, from

Ratti, C., & Kloeckl, K. (2011). Rise of the Asian megacity. Retrieved 22 December 2011, from



Kloeckl, K. (2008). Changing Connections. The role of connections in products between traditional and new technologies. PhD Dissertation. University IUAV of Venice, Venice. [download PDF]