Andrew Vande Moere
now
Associate Professor (2010-...)
Research[x]Design (RxD) | Department of Architecture | KU Leuven | Belgium
Blog Founder & Author
information aesthetics | infosthetics.com
formerly...
Senior Lecturer & Lecturer (2004-2010) & Program Coordinator of the Master of Interaction Design & Electronic Arts (M.IDEA) (2008-2010)
Design Lab | Faculty of Architecture, Design & Planning | The University of Sydney | Australia

PhD (2000-2004)
CAAD | Information Architecture | ETH-Zurich | Switzerland

Master in Architectural Engineering (Ir.Arch.) (1993-1998)
Department of Architecture, Urbanism & Planning | KU Leuven | Belgium

areas
data visualization, interaction design, human-computer interaction, urban informatics, media architecture, digital fabrication, computer graphics, ...
contact
andrew(dot)vandemoere(at)asro(dot)kuleuven(dot)be
teaching
Architectural Computing I & II (2011-...)
The use of computing in, and for, the build environment, inclusive of building information modeling, parametric design, urban computing, media architecture.
Architectural Computing
IDEA9202 - Device Studio & IDEA9201 - Physical Computing Lab
Exploring the concept of a city as an (interactive) platform.
urban sensing 2009
ARCH5201 - Architectural Design Studio D & MARC4003 - Studio C Digital Architecture & MARC5001 - Graduation Studio
A postgraduate architectural design studio focusing on the design & prototyping of interaction within physical buildings and environments.
kinetic / interactive architecture 2008
DECO3100 - Information Visualization Studio
A design studio focusing on the design of new forms of data visualization in physical, real-world contexts beyond the desktop.
infostudio 2009 | infostudio 2008 | infostudio 2007 | infostudio 2006 | infostudio 2005
DESC9170 - Ambient Visualization with Devices
The design & prototyping of a physical computing object that persuades changes in people's behavior by representing real-time information.
infodevice 2008 infodevice 2007 infodevice 2006
DECO2606 - Real-Time 3D Multimedia
The introduction of principles of computer graphics, embedded in the world of "demoscene".
infodemo 2007 | infodemo 2006 | infodemo 2004
DECO1001 - Digital Image Representation and Design
The principles of digital imaging & manipulation through the design of a large-scale geographical map in a unique collaborative online teaching environment.
infoscape 2004
DESC9132 - Internet Programming 1
The design & evaluation of an dynamic, online interface for curating data repositories on the web.
infoweb 2005
DECO5510 - Design Computing General Elective
The design & prototyping of novel data visualization applications.
infodesign 2004
books, book chapters & journal articles

Hinrichs, U., Carpendale, S., Valkanova, N., Kuikkaniemi, K., Jacucci, G. and Vande Moere, A. (2013). Interactive Public Displays. IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, 33 (2), 25-27. ieee.org

Vande Moere A., Tomitsch M., Wimmer C., Boesch C. and Grechenig T. (2012), "Evaluating the Effect of Style in Information Visualization", IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 18(12), December 2012, pp.2739-2748. (Proceedings IEEE InfoVis) PDF | ieee.org

Vande Moere A. and Hill D. (2012), "Designing for the Situated and Public Visualization of Urban Data", Journal of Urban Technology, 19(2), pp. 25-46. PDF | tandfonline.com.

Vande Moere A. and Purchase H. (2011), "On the Role of Design in Information Visualization", in Kerren A., Plaisant C. and Stasko, J.T. (Eds), "State of the Field and New Research Directions", Information Visualization Journal (IVS) 10 (4), October 2011, pp. 356-371. PDF | sagepub.com

Elmqvist N., Vande Moere A., Jetter H.-C., Cernea D., Reiterer H., and Jankun-Kelly T.J. (2011), "Fluid Interaction for Information Visualization", in Kerren A., Plaisant C. and Stasko, J.T. (Eds), "State of the Field and New Research Directions", Information Visualization Journal (IVS) 10 (4), October 2011, pp. 327-340. PDF | sagepub.com

Vande Moere A. and Offenhuber D. (2009), "Beyond Ambient Display: A Contextual Taxonomy of Alternative Information Display", International Journal of Ambient Computing and Intelligence, 1(2), April-June 2009, pp. 39-46. PDF | igi-global.com

Xiaobin S., Vande Moere A., Eades P., and Hong S.-H. (2009), "Issues for the Evaluation of Ambient Displays", International Journal of Ambient Computing and Intelligence, 1(2), April-June 2009, pp. 59-69. PDF | igi-global.com

Vande Moere A., Dong A. and Clayden J. (2008), "Visualising the Social Dynamics of Team Collaboration", International Journal of CoCreation in Design and the Arts (CoDesign), Taylor & Francis, pp. 151-171. informaworld.com

Beilharz K. and Vande Moere A., (2008) "Sonic Drapery as a Folding Metaphor for a Wearable Visualization and Sonification Display", Visual Communication, August 2008, Vol. 7(3), SAGE Publications, pp. 271-290. sagepub.com

Dong, A., Vande Moere, A. and Gero, J. (Eds.) (2007), "Computer-Aided Architectural Design Futures (CAADFutures) 2007", Proceedings of the 12th International CAAD Futures Conference, 604 p. With CD-ROM, ISBN: 978-1-4020-6527-9. springer.com

Burkhard, R.; Andrienko, G., Andrienko, N.; Dykes, J., Koutamanis, A., Kienreich, W., Phaal, R., Blackwell, A., Eppler, M., Huang, J., Meagher, M., Gruen, A., Lang, S., Perrin, D., Weber, W., Vande Moere, A., Herr, B., Börner, K.., Fekete, J.-D. and Brodbeck, D. (2007), "Visualization Summit 2007: Ten Research Goals for 2010", Information Visualization, Volume 6, Number 3, 25 October 2007 , pp. 169-188(20), Palgrave Macmillan. ingentaconnect.com

Vande Moere A. (2007), "A Model for Self-Organizing Data Visualization using Decentralized Multi-Agent Systems", in Mikhail Prokopenko (Ed.), Advances in Applied Self-Organizing Systems, Springer, pp. 291-324. springerlink.com

Vande Moere, A. (2004). "Infoticles: Information Visualization using Data-Driven Particles", Selected Readings in Vision and Graphics, Hartung-Gorre Verlag, Konstanz, pp.226. Hartung Gorre Publishers

Vande Moere, A., "3.D.H.T.M.L.", "Recombinant Realities" and "Virtual Library", in Maia Engeli (Ed.), "Bits and Spaces: CAAD for Physical, Virtual and Hybrid Architecture at ETH-Zurich", Birkhäuser, Basel, pp. 118-121, 126-131 and 136-139. amazon.com

conference & workshop publications

Claes S. and Vande Moere A. (2014) “What Public Visualization Can Learn From Street Art”, IEEE VIS 2014 Arts Program., Paris, France. PDF

Chua, A., Marcheggiani, E., Servillo, L. and Vande Moere, A. (2014) “FlowSampler: Visual Analysis of Urban Flows in Geolocated Social Media Data”, In Maria Aiello, L. and McFarland, D. (Eds.), International Conference on Social Informatics, Barcelona, Spain. PDF

Nagel, T., Maitan, M., Duval, E., Vande Moere, A., Klerkx, J., Kloeckl, K. and Ratti, C. (2014) “Touching transport - a case study on visualizing metropolitan public transit on interactive tabletops”, International Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI'14), Como, Italy, pp. 281-288.

Wouters N., Huyghe J. and Vande Moere A. (2014) “StreetTalk: Participative Design of Situated Public Displays for Urban Neighborhood Interaction”, Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (NordiCHI’14), Helsinki, Finland, ACM, pp. 747-756. ACM PDF

Laureyssens T., Tanguy C., Laurence C., Peter M., Johan C. and Vande Moere A. (2014) "ZWERM: a Modular Component Network Approach for an Urban Participation Game", ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI'14), Toronto, Canada, ACM, pp. 3259-3268.
(SIGCHI Best of CHI Honorable Mention Award) ACM

Huyghe J., Wouters N., Geerts D. and Vande Moere A. (2014) “LocaLudo: Card-Based Workshop for Interactive Architecture”, Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA'14), ACM, Toronto, Canada, pp. 1975-1980. ACM

Valkanova N., Walter R., Vande Moere A., and Müller J. (2014) "MyPosition: Sparking Civic Discourse by a Public Interactive Poll Visualization", Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW'14), Baltimore MD, ACM, pp. 1323-1332. ACM PDF

Wouters, N., Huyghe J. and Vande Moere A. (2013) "OpenWindow: Citizen-Curated Content on Public Displays", International Symposium on Pervasive Displays (PerDis'13), Mountain View, CA, ACM, pp. 121-126. PDF

Claes, S., and Vande Moere A. (2013) "Street Infographics: Raising Awareness for Local Social Issues through a Situated Display", International Symposium on Pervasive Displays (PerDis'13), ACM, Mountain View, CA, pp. 133-138. PDF

Valkanova N., Jorda S., Tomitsch M. and Vande Moere A. (2013) "Reveal-It!: The Impact of a Social Visualization Projection on Public Awareness and Discourse", ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI'13), ACM, Paris, France, pp. 3461-3470. PDF

Nagel, T., Heidmann, F., Duval, E., Klerkx, J. and Vande Moere, A. (2013) "Unfolding – A Simple Library for Interactive Maps and Geovisualizations in Processing", GeoViz 2013, Hamburg, Germany. PDF

Nagel, T., Duval, E., Vande Moere, A., Kloeckl, K. and Ratti, C. (2012) "Sankey Arcs – Visualizing Edge Weights in Path Graphs". EuroVis 2012, June 5-8, Vienna, Austria. PDF

Vande Moere, A. and Wouters, N. (2012) "The Role of Context in Media Architecture", ACM Symposium on Pervasive Displays (PerDis'12), ACM. Article 12. PDF

Van Bouwel T., Vande Moere A. and Boeykens S. (2012) "ArchiBrain: A Conceptual Platform for the Visualization of Collaborative Design", International Conference on Information Visualisation (IV'12), IEEE, pp. 396-402. PDF

Vande Moere A., Tomitsch M., Hoinkis M., Trefz E., Johansen S., and Jones A. (2011), "Comparative Feedback in the Street: Exposing Residential Energy Consumption on House Facades", Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (INTERACT'11), Lisbon, Portugal. PDF | neighbourhoodscoreboards.com.

Bertschi S., Crawford T., Goebel R., Kienreich W., Lindner L., Sabol V. and Vande Moere A. (2012) "What is Knowledge Visualization? Perspectives on an Emerging Discipline", International Conference on Information Visualisation (IV'12), IEEE, pp. 329-336.

Battino P. and Vande Moere A. (2011), "Situated & Social Feedback in the City". Workshop on Large Displays in Urban Life from Exhibition Halls to Media Facades, (Co-Located with CHI'11), Vancouver, Canada. PDF

Leung M., Tomitsch M., Vande Moere A. (2011), "Designing a Personal Visualization Projection of Online Social Identity". ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI'11), Extended Abstracts, Vancouver, Canada, ACM, pp. 1843-1848. PDF

Beilharz, K., Vande Moere, A., Stiel, B., Calvo, C., Tomitsch, M., and Lombard, A. (2010). "Expressive Wearable Sonification and Visualisation: Design and Evaluation of a Flexible Display". New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME'10), Sydney, Australia, pp. 323-326. PDF

Vande Moere A. and Hill, D. (2009), "Research through Design in the Context of Teaching Urban Computing", Street Computing Workshop (co-located with OZCHI'09), Melbourne, Australia. PDF

Vande Moere A. and Patel S. (2009), "Analyzing the Design Approaches of Physical Data Sculptures in a Design Education Context", Visual Information Communications International (VINCI'09), Sydney, Australia, pp. 1-23. PDF

Lengler R. and Vande Moere A. (2009), "Guiding the Viewer’s Imagination: How Visual Rhetorical Figures Create Meaning in Animated Infographics", IEEE International Conference on Information Visualisation (IV'09), Barcelona, Spain, pp. 585-591.

Fajardo N. and Vande Moere A. (2008), "ExternalEyes: Evaluating the Visual Abstraction of Human Emotion on a Public Wearable Display Device", in Conference of the Australian Computer-Human Interaction (OZCHI'08), Cairns, Australia, pp. 247-250. PDF

Zhao J. and Vande Moere A. (2008), "Embodiment in Data Sculpture: A Model of the Physical Visualization of Information", International Conference on Digital Interactive Media in Entertainment and Arts (DIMEA'08), ACM International Conference Proceeding Series Vol.349, Athens, Greece, pp. 343-350. PDF

Vande Moere A. (2008), "Beyond the Tyranny of the Pixel: Exploring the Physicality of Information Visualization", IEEE International Conference on Information Visualisation (IV'08), London, UK, pp. 469-474. PDF

Tomitsch M., Grechenig T., Vande Moere A. and Sheldon R. (2008), "Information Sky: Exploring the Visualization of Information on Architectural Ceilings", IEEE International Conference on Information Visualisation (IV'08), London, UK, pp. 100-105. PDF

Tomitsch M., Vande Moere A. and Grechenig T. (2008), "A Framework for Architecture as a Medium for Expression", Workshop on Pervasive Expression, Co-Located with International Conference on Pervasive Computing (Pervasive'08), Sydney, Australia. PDF

Cawthon N. and Vande Moere A. (2007), "Qualities of Perceived Aesthetic in Data Visualization", Conference on Designing User Experience (DUX'07), Chicago, US, ACM. coming soon

Vande Moere A. and Lau A. (2007), "In-Formation Flocking: An Approach to Data Visualization Using Multi-Agent Formation Behavior", Australian Conference on Artificial Life (ACAL'07), Gold Coast, Australia, pp.292-304. PDF

Lau A. and Vande Moere A. (2007), "Towards a Model of Information Aesthetic Visualization", IEEE International Conference on Information Visualisation (IV'07), IEEE, Zurich, Switzerland, pp. 87-92. PDF

Cawthon N. and Vande Moere A. (2007), "The Effect of Aesthetic on the Usability of Data Visualization", IEEE International Conference on Information Visualisation (IV'07), IEEE, Zurich, Switzerland, pp. 637-648. PDF

Vande Moere A. (2007), " Aesthetic Data Visualization as a Resource for Educating Creative Design", International Conference on Computer-Aided Architectural Design (CAADfutures'07), Springer, accepted for publication. PDF

Vande Moere A. (2007), "Towards Designing Persuasive Ambient Visualization", Issues in the Design and Evaluation of Ambient Information Systems Workshop, Toronto, Canada, pp. 48-52. PDF

Shen X., Eades P., Hong S. and Vande Moere A. (2007), "Intrusive and Non-intrusive Evaluation of Ambient Displays", Issues in the Design and Evaluation of Ambient Information Systems Workshop, Toronto, Canada, pp. 30-35. PDF

Page M. and Vande Moere A. (2007), "Evaluating a Wearable Display Jersey for Augmenting Team Sports Awareness", International Conference on Pervasive Computing (Pervasive'07), A. LaMarca et al. (Eds): LNCS 4480, Springer Verlag, pp. 91-108 (AR:15%). PDF

Vande Moere A. and Hoinkis M. (2006), "A Wearable Folding Display for Self-Expression", Conference of the Australian Computer-Human Interaction (OZCHI'06), ACM, Sydney, Australia, pp. 301-304, Electronic Proceedings (ISBN 1-59593-545-2). PDF

Vande Moere A., Clayden J. J. and Dong A. (2006), "Data Clustering and Visualization using Cellular Automata Ants", ACS Australian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AI'06), LNCS/LNAI Series, Springer, Hobart, Australia, pp. 826-836. (AR:13.2%). PDF

Page M. and Vande Moere A. (2006), "The Role of Visualization in Team Sports", International Conference on Computer Graphics, Imaging and Visualisation (CGIV'06), IEEE, Sydney, Australia, pp. 24-29. PDF

Dong A. and Vande Moere A. (2006), "Computationally Assessing the Dimensions of Teamwork", Congress of the International Ergonomics Association (IEA'06), Maastricht, The Netherlands, Electronic Proceedings (ISSN 0003-6870). PDF

Vande Moere, A. (2005), "infostudio: Teaching Ambient Display Design using Home Automation", Conference of the Australian Computer-Human Interaction (OZCHI'05), ACM, Canberra, Australia, Electronic Proceedings (ISBN 1-59593-222-4). PDF

Vande Moere, A. (2005), "infoscape: an Online Visual Information Landscape for Collaborative Design Education", ACM Conference on Designing for User eXperiences (DUX'05), ACM, San Francisco, USA, Electronic Proceedings (ISBN 1-59593-250-X). PDF

Vande Moere, A. (2005). "Form follows Data: the Symbiosis between Design and Information Visualization", International Conference on Computer-Aided Architectural Design (CAADfutures'05), OKK Verlag, Vienna, Austria, pp.31-40. PDF

Vande Moere A. and Clayden J. (2005), "Cellular Ants: Combining Ant-Based Clustering with Cellular Automata", IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI’05), IEEE, Hong Kong, pp. 177-184. PDF

Dong, A. and Vande Moere, A. (2005). "Visualising Collaboration in Very Large Design Teams", International Conference on Engineering Design (ICED'05), Melbourne, Australia, Electronic Proceedings (ISBN 0-85825-788-2).

Shen, X., Vande Moere, A. and Eades, P. (2005), "An Intrusive Evaluation of Peripheral Display", International Conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques in Australasia and South East Asia (GRAPHITE'05), ACM, Dunedin, New Zealand, pp.289-292. PDF

Ferguson, S., Vande Moere, A. and Cabrera, D. (2005), "Seeing Sound: Real-time Sound Visualisation in Visual Feedback Loops used for Training Musicians", IEEE International Conference on Information Visualisation (IV’05), IEEE, London, UK, pp. 97-102. PDF

Vande Moere, A. (2004). "Time-Varying Data Visualization using Information Flocking Boids", IEEE Symposium on Information Visualization (Infovis 2004), IEEE, Austin, USA, pp. 97-104. PDF

Vande Moere, A. (2004). "Information Flocking: Time-Varying Data Visualization using Boid Behaviors", IEEE International Conference on Information Visualisation (IV'04), IEEE, London, UK, pp. 409-414. PDF

Vande Moere, A. and Beilharz, K. (2004). "infosense: Interaction Design for Sensate Spaces", 38th Australian & New Zealand Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA) Conference, University of Tasmania, Hobart, pp. 335-342. PDF

Vande Moere, A., Mieusset, K. H. and Gross, M. (2004). "Visualizing Abstract Information using Motion Properties of Data-Driven Infoticles", Conference on Visualization and Data Analysis (VDA'04), IS&T/SPIE Symposium on Electronic Imaging, SPIE, San Jose, USA, pp. 33-44. PDF

Gross, M., Würmlin, S., Naef, M., Lamboray, E., Spagno, C., Kunz, A., Koller-Meier, E., Svoboda, T., Van Gool, L., Lang, S., Strehlke, K., Vande Moere, A. and Staadt, O. (2003). "blue-c: A Spatially Immersive Display and 3D Video Portal for Telepresence", ACM SIGGRAPH 2003, ACM Press, San Diego, USA, pp. 819-827. PDF

Vande Moere, A. (2002). "Infoticles: Information Modeling in Immersive Environments", IEEE International Conference on Information Visualisation (IV’02), IEEE, London, England, pp. 457-461. PDF

Vande Moere, A. and Keller, P. (2001). "Recombinant realities: the Design of a Multi-User Environment in Cyberspace", CAST'01 - Living in Mixed Realities, Bonn, Germany, pp. 383-386. PDF

Bugajska, M. and Vande Moere, A. (2001). "Virtual library - Paths to Knowledge", International Workshop on User Interfaces to Data Intensive Systems (UIDIS'01), ACM, Zurich, Switzerland, pp. 116-126. PDF

Vande Moere, A., Neuckermans, H. and Heylighen, A. (1998). "VR/Search: An Architectural Approach to Cyberspace", International Journal of Design Sciences and Technology, 7 (1): 23-39. PDF

Vande Moere, A. (1998). "The Language of Cyberspace: An Architectural Approach", Master Thesis, K.U.Leuven University, Belgium. PDF

invited talks

Data Days, Ghent, February 2014. datadays.eu

Leuven Inc., Leuven, September 2013. leuveninc.com

VRT Onderzoek en Innovatie, Brussels, September 2013. vrt.be

Big Data Viz - Data Visualization Academy, Copenhagen, May 2013. bigdataviz.dk

Smart City Expo World Congress, Barcelona, November 2012. smartcityexpo.com

Shapeshifters - Graphic Design Thinking, Brussels, March 2012. shapeshifters.be

Malofiej 20 - Information Graphics World Summit, Pamplona, March 2012. snd-e.com

EOI Business School (Escuela de Organización Industrial - EOI), Madrid, June 2011. medialab-prado.es

SocioPatterns Workshop, IMéRA, the Institute for Advanced Study, Marseille, April 2011. sociopatterns.org

Digitale Gesellschaft: vom Web 2.0 zum semantischen und visuellen Web 3.0, Potsdam, Germany, March 2011. fh-potsdam.de

Puntkom #6, Genk, Belgium, January 2011. puntkom.nu

Visual Eyes Open Conference, Milan, Italy, May 2010. densitydesign.org

SEE Conference #5 - The Conference on Visualization of Information, Wiesbaden, Germany, April 2010. see-conference.com | vimeo.com

Living with Information Workshop, Potsdam, Germany, October 2009. fh-potsdam.de | vimeo.com

Teaching the Web - W3C Germany and Austria Office Opening, Potsdam, Germany, October 2009. w3c.de

Electrofringe Electronic Arts Festival, Newcastle, Australia, October 2008. electrofringe.net

New Media Meeting Festival, Norrköping, Sweden, September 2008. newmediameeting.se

C.Stem Breeding Objects, Torino, Italy, September 2008. cstem.it

Nature Publishing Group, London, UK, July 2008. npg.nature.com

Media and Design Laboratory, Lausanne, Switzerland, June 2008. ldm.epfl.ch

School of Art and Design, Zurich, Switzerland, December 2006. hgkz.ch

ArtFutura Festival, Barcelona, Spain, October 2006. artfutura.org

School of Design & Architecture (AHO), Oslo, Norway, April 2006. aho.no

interviews & press

"Data Visualization: Big Data's Hot Cousin", The Register, April 2012. theregister.co.uk

Invited Editorial Book Chapter, "Visual Complexity", by Manuel Lima, Princeton Architectural Press, 2011. papress.com

Personal Interview, in book "Data Flow 2", by R. Klanten, N. Bourquin, S. Ehmann, T. Tissot (Eds.), Gestalten Publishers, March 2010. gestalten.com

Live Radio Interview, FBi Radio, Sydney, Australia, December 2009. fbiradio.com

"When it comes to making data sexy, you can't be too graphic", Digital Biz, CNN, November 12 2009, cnn.com

"Truth, Data, and Beautiful Graphs", Frontier Economy, September 2009, frontiereconomy.com

"Seeing is Believing", Seed Magazine, March/April 2008, pp.52-53, seedmagazine.com

"More Beautiful Knowledge" (Schoener Wissen), Page Magazine, May 2008, p.24 page-online.de

Project "TeamAwear: A Wearable Display for Team Sports", in: New Scientist| ABC Radio| ABC Science| Der Spiegel| engadget.com

"Infosthetics: the Beauty of Data Visualization", interview appeared in pingmag.jp

"Fly Through Your Computer", "For News Junkies, a Graphic Display" wsj.com| wsj.com