Articles

Baker, N. & Ratti, C. (2000) Simplified Urban Climate Models from Medium-Scale Morphological Parameters. World Meteorological Organisation WMO/TD, 1026, Selected Papers from the International Conference in Urban Climatology, ICUC '99, pp.

Calabrese, F., Kloeckl, K. & Ratti, C. (2007) Wikicity: Connecting the Tangible and the Virtual Realm of a City. GeoInformatics, 10, 8, pp. 42-45.

Calabrese, F., Kloeckl, K. & Ratti, C. (2007) Wikicity: Real-Time Urban Environments. IEEE Pervasive Computing, 6, 3, pp. 52-53.    .pdf

Calabrese, F. & Ratti, C. (2006) Real Time Rome. Networks and Communication Studies - Official Journal of the IGU's Geography of Information Society Commission, 20, 3&4, pp. 247-258.    .pdf

Girardin, F., Blat, J., Calabrese, F., Dal Fiore, F. & Ratti, C. (2008) Digital Footprinting: Uncovering Tourists with User-Generated Content. IEEE Pervasive Computing, October/November 2008, pp. 78-85.

Girardin, F., Dal Fiore, F., Ratti, C. & Blat, J. (2007) Leveraging Explicitly Disclosed Location Information to Understand Tourist Dynamics: A Case Study. Journal of Location Based Services, 2, 1, pp. 41-56.    .pdf

Hillier, B. & Penn, A. (2004) Rejoinder to Carlo Ratti. Environment and Planning B - Planning and Design, 31, pp. 501-511.    .pdf

Ishii, H., Biderman, A. & Ratti, C. (2004) Continuous Tangible Interfaces: Bringing Clay and Sand into Digital Design. BT Journal, 22, 4, pp. 287-299.    .pdf

Mitasova, H., L., L. Mitas, Ratti, C., Ishii, H. & Harmon, R. (2005) Real-Time Human Interaction with Landscape Models Using a Tangible Geospatial Modeling Environment. IEEE Computer and Graphics, 26, 4, pp. 33-41.    .pdf

Morello, E. & Ratti, C. (forthcoming) A Digital Image of the City: 3-D Isovists and a Tribute to Kevin Lynch. Environment and Planning B, pp. pending.    .pdf

Morello, E. & Ratti, C. (forthcoming) Sunscapes: 'Solar Envelopes' and the Analysis of Urban DEMs. Computers, Environment and Urban System, pp. pending.    .pdf

Pulselli, R.M., Ratti, C. & Tiezzi, E. (2006) City out of Chaos: Social Patterns and Organization in Urban Systems. International Journal of Ecodynamics, 1, 2, pp. 125-134.    .pdf

Pulselli, R. M., Romano, P., Ratti, C. & Tiezzi, E. (2008) Computing Urban Mobile Landscapes through Monitoring Population Density Based on Cell-Phone Chatting. International Journal of Design & Nature and Ecodynamics, 3, 2, pp. 121-134.

Ratti, C. (2004) Rejoinder to Hillier and Penn. Environment and Planning B - Planning and Design, 31, pp. 513-516.    .pdf

Ratti, C. (2004) Space Syntax: Some Inconsistencies. Environment and Planning B - Planning and Design, 31, pp. 487-499.    .pdf

Ratti, C. (2005) The Lineage of the Line: Space Syntax Parameters from the Analysis of Urban DEMs. Environment and Planning B - Planning and Design, 32, pp. 547-566.    .pdf

Ratti, C., Baker, N. & Steemers, K. (2003) Urban Infoscapes: New Tools to Inform City Design and Planning. ARQ - Architectural Research Quarterly, 7, 1, pp. 63-74.    .pdf

Ratti, C., Di Sabatino, S. & Britter, R. (2005) Urban Texture Analysis with Image Processing Techniques: Winds and Dispersion. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 84, 1-3, pp. 77-90.    .pdf

Ratti, C., Baker, N. & Steemers, K. (2005) Energy Consumption and Urban Texture. Energy and Buildings, 37:7, pp. 762-776.    .pdf

Ratti, C., Pulselli, R.M., Williams, S. & Frenchman, D. (2006) Mobile Landscapes: Using Location Data from Cell Phones for Urban Analysis. Environment and Planning B, 33, 5, pp. 727-748.    .pdf

Ratti, C., Raydan, D. & Steemers, K. (2003) Building Form and Environmental Performance: Archetypes, Analysis and an Arid Climate. Energy and Buildings, 35:1, 49-59, pp.    .pdf

Ratti, C. & Richens, P. (2004) Raster Analysis of Urban Form. Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design, 31, pp. 297-309.    .pdf

Ratti, C. & Richens, P. (2007) Raster Analysis of Urban Form. Urban Planning International, pp.

Ratti, C., Sabatino, S. Di & Britter, R. (2002) Analysis of 3-D Urban Databases with Respect to Air Pollution Dispersion for a Number of European and American Cities. Focus, 2, 5, pp. 459-469.    .pdf

Ratti, C., Wang, Y., Ishii, H., Piper, B. & Frenchman, D. (2004) Tangible User Interfaces (TUIs): A Novel Paradigm for GIS. TGIS Transactions in GIS, 8, 4, pp. 407-421.    .pdf

Reades, J., Calabrese, F. & Ratti, C. (forthcoming) Eigenplaces: Analyzing Cities Using the Space-Time Structure of the Mobile Phone Network. Environment and Planning B, pp. pending.

Reades, J., Calabrese, F., Sevtsuk, A. & Ratti, C. (2007) Cellular Census: Explorations in Urban Data Collection. IEEE Pervasive Computing, 6, 3, pp. 30-38.    .pdf

Sevtsuk, A. & Ratti, C. (submitted) Explorations into Urban Mobility Patterns. Journal of Urban Technologies, pp. pending.    .pdf

Steemers, K., Baker, N., Crowther, D., Dubiel, J., Nikolopoulou, M. & Ratti, C. (1997) City Texture and Microclimate. Urban Design Studies, 3, pp. 25-50.


Book Chapters

Calabrese, F., Kloeckl, K. & Ratti, C. (2008) Wikicity: Real-Time Location-Sensitive Tools for the City. IN Foth, M. (Ed.) Handbook of Research on Urban Informatics: The Practice and Promise of the Real-Time City. Hershey PA, IGI Global.

Dal Fiore, F., Beinat, E. & Ratti, C. (2008) Do Mobile Users Move Differently? Exploring the Spatial Implications of Ubiquitous Connectivity at MIT Campus. IN Car, A., Griesebner, G. & Strobl, J. (Eds.) Geospatial Crossroads @ Gi_Forum '08. Heidelberg, Wichmann.

Frisa, A. & Ratti, C. (2003) Progettare La Città: Come? IN Detragiache, A. (Ed.) Dalla Città Diffusa Alla Città Diramata. Milano, Franco Angeli.

Morello, E. & Ratti, C. (2007) Raster Cities: Image Processing Techniques for Environmental Urban Analysis. IN Thwaites, K., Porta, S. & Romice, O. (Eds.) Urban Sustainability through Environmental Design. London, Spon.    .pdf

Ratti, C. (2007) La Città in Tempo Reale. IN Bertoldini, M. (Ed.) La Cultura Politecnica. Milano, Bruno Mondadori.

Ratti, C. & Berry, D. (2007) Sense of the City: Wireless and the Emergence of Real-Time Urban Systems. IN Châtelet, V. (Ed.) Interactive Cities. Orléans, Editions HYX.    .pdf

Ratti, C., Sevtsuk, A., Huang, S. & Pailer, R. (2007) Mobile Landscapes: Graz in Real Time. IN Gartner, G., Cartwright, W. & Peterson, M.P. (Eds.) Location Based Services and Telecartography. Heidelberg, Springer.

Raydan, D., Ratti, C. & Steemers, K. (2005) Courtyards: A Bioclimatic Form? IN Edwards B., Sibley M., Land P., Hakmi M., Petruccioli A. (Ed.) Courtyard Housing: Past, Present and Future. London, Taylor & Francis.

Sevtsuk, A., Huang, S., Calabrese, F. & Ratti, C. (2008) Mapping the MIT Campus in Real Time Using Wifi. IN Foth, M. (Ed.) Handbook of Research on Urban Informatics: The Practice and Promise of the Real- Time City. Hershey PA, IGI Global.    .pdf

Sevtsuk, A. & Ratti, C. (2007) Experiments in Urban Mobility Analysis in Rome Using Mobile Phone Data. IN J., Schaick (Ed.) Urbanism on Track. Delft, Delft University Press.


Conference Papers

Baker, N. & Ratti, C. (1999) Simplified Urban Climate Models from Medium-Scale Morphological Parameters. Proceedings of the International Conference in Urban Climatology - ICUC '99 Sydney, 8-12 November 1999.

Brown, M., Grimmond, S. & Ratti, C. (2001) Comparison of Methodologies for Computing Sky View Factor in Urban Environments. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Environmental Hydraulics, Tempe AZ, 5-8 December 2001.    .pdf

Brown, M.J., Burian, S.J., Linger, S.P., Velugubantla, S.P. & Ratti, C. (2002) An Overview of Building Morphological Characteristics Derived from 3d Building Databases. Proceedings of the Fourth Symposium on the Urban Environment, Norfolk VA, 20-24 May 2002.    .pdf

Calabrese, F., Kloeckl, K. & Ratti, C. (2007) Wikicity: Real-Time Location-Sensitive Tools for the City. CUPUM 07 - 10th International Conference on Computers in Urban Planning and Urban Management, Iguassu Falls, 11-13 July 2007.    .pdf

Calabrese, F., Kloeckl, K. & Ratti, C. (2007) Wikicity: Real-Time Location-Sensitive Tools for the City. Proceedings of the Workshop Digital Cities 5: Urban Informatics, Locative Media and Mobile Technology in Inner-City Developments, East Lansing MI, 28-30 June 2007.    .pdf

Carneiro, C., Morello, E., Ratti, C. & Golay, F. (forthcoming in Nov. 2008, accepted for publication) Solar Radiation over the Urban Texture: Lidar Data and Image Processing Techniques for Environmental Analysis at City Scale. Proceedings of the 3D Geoinfo Conference, Seoul, 13-14 November 2008.    .pdf

Chen, E., Ho, E., Jallad, N., Lam, R., Lee, J., Zhou, Y., Re, D. Del, Berrios, Ö., Nicolino, W. & Ratti, C. (2005) Resettlement or Resilience? The Tsunami-Safe(R) Project. Proceedings of the International Symposium Disaster Reduction on Coasts, Melbourne, 14-16 November 2005.    .pdf

Frisa, A. & Ratti, C. (2001) Progettare La Città: Come? Proceedings of the Conference Dalla città diffusa alla città diramata, Turin, 15-16 November 2001.    .pdf

Girardin, F., Dal Fiore, F., Blat, J. & Ratti, C. (2007) Understanding of Tourist Dynamics from Explicitly Disclosed Location Information. The 4th International Symposium on LBS & TeleCartography, Hong Kong, 8-10 November 2007.    .pdf

Huang, S., Proulx, F. & Ratti, C. (2007) iFIND: A Peer-to-Peer Application for Real-Time Location Monitoring on the MIT Campus. Proceedings of the CUPUM 07 - 10th International Conference on Computers in Urban Planning and Urban Management, Iguassu Falls, 11-13 July 2007.

Jull, M. & Ratti, C. (2007) Urban Ritual in Rome: Characterizing the City with High-Resolution Cell Phone Data. Proceedings of Imaging the City - SIG CHI 2007 Workshop, San Jose, 28 April - 3 May 2007.    .pdf

Morello, E. & Ratti, C. (2005) 21st Century Milan: Using New Image Processing Techniques to Assess the Environmental Quality of the Milan Fair Masterplan. Proceedings of the International Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture PLEA 2005, Beirut, 13-16 November 2005.    .pdf

Morello, E. & Ratti, C. (2007) A Digital Image of the City: Kevin Lynch Revisited. Proceedings of the Second ICA Workshop on Geospatial Analysis and Modeling - Spatial Structure and Dynamics of Urban Environments, Athens GA, 12-13 July 2007.

Piper, B., Ratti, C. & Ishii, H. (2002) Illuminating Clay: A 3-D Tangible Interface for Landscape Analysis. Proceedings of the Conference on in Computing Systems (ACM-CHI 2002), Minneapolis MN, 20-25 April 2002.    .pdf

Piper, B., Ratti, C. & Ishii, H. (2002) Illuminating Clay: A Tangible Interface with Potential Grass Applications. Proceedings of the open-source GIS - GRASS users conference, Trento, 11-13 September 2002.    .pdf

Pulselli, R.M., Pulselli, F.M., Ratti, C. & E., Tiezzi (2005) Dissipative Structures for Understanding Cities: Resource Flows and Mobility Patterns. Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Built Environment Complexity, Liverpool, UK, 11-14 September 2005.    .pdf

Pulselli, R.M., Pulselli, F.M., Ratti, C. & Tiezzi, E. (2005) Dynamics and Evolution of Urban Patterns: The Evidence of the Mobile Landscape Project. Proceedings of Ecosud 2005 Fifth International Conference on Ecosystems and Sustainable Development, Cadiz, 3-5 May 2005.

Pulselli, R.M., Pulselli, F.M., Ratti, C. & Tiezzi, E. (2007) Ecosystemic Approach to City: Exploiting Mobile Technologies for Monitoring Social Dynamics. Proceedings of Eco Summit 2007, Beijing, 22-27 May 2007.    .pdf

Ratti, C. (2005) Suggestions for Developments in Space Syntax. Proceedings of the 5th Space Syntax Symposium, Delft, 13-17 June 2005.

Ratti, C., Baker, N. & Steemers, K. (1998) Daylighting E Il Modello Di Porosità Urbana. Proceedings of the conference Il Progetto di Architettura - Convegno Internazionale di Studi, Rome, 25-27 May 1998.

Ratti, C., Biderman, A., Piper, B., Wang, Y. & Ishii, H. (2004) Phoxel-Space: An Interface for Exploring Volumetric Data with Physical Voxels. Proceedings of DIS-CHI 2004, Cambridge MA, 1-4 August 2004.    .pdf

Ratti, C., Caton, F., Sabatino, S. Di & Britter, R. (2000) Morphological Parameters for Urban Dispersion Models. Proceedings of the International Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture PLEA 2000, Cambridge, UK, 2-5 July 2000.

Ratti, C. & Mitasova, H. (2004) Tangible GIS: New Human-Computer Interfaces for Exploring Landscape. Proceedings of the 32nd International Geological Congress, Florence, 20-28 August 2004.

Ratti, C. & Morello, E. (2005) Sunscapes: Extending the 'Solar Envelopes' Concept through 'Iso-Solar Surfaces'. Proceedings of the International Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture PLEA 2005, Beirut, 13-16 November 2005.    .pdf

Ratti, C. & Richens, P. (1999) Urban Texture Analysis with Image Processing Techniques. Computers in Building: Proceedings of the CAADFutures '99 Conference, Atlanta, 7-8 June 1999.    .pdf

Ratti, C., Robinson, D., Baker, N. & Steemers, K. (2000) Lt Urban: The Energy Modelling of Urban Form. Proceedings of the International Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture PLEA 2000, Cambridge, UK, 2-5 July 2000.

Ratti, C., Sabatino, S. Di, Caton, F. & Britter, R. (2000) Morphological Parameters for Urban Dispersion Models. Proceedings of the Third Symposium on the Urban Environment (American Meteorological Society), Davis CA, 14-18 August 2000.    .pdf

Ratti, C., Sevtsuk, A., Huang, S. & Pailer, R. (2005) Mobile Landscapes: Graz in Real Time. Proceedings of the 3rd Symposium on LBS & TeleCartography, Vienna, Austria, 28-30 November 2005.    .pdf

Raydan, D., Ratti, C. & Steemers, K. (2000) Courtyards: A Bioclimatic Form? Proceedings of the Conference on Courtyard Housing in Arab cities: directions for the 21st century, Homs, 11-13 November 2000.

Resch, B., Calabrese, F., Biderman, A. & Ratti, C. (2008) An Approach Towards Real-Time Data Exchange Platform System Architecture. Proceedings of the 2008 Sixth Annual IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications, Hong Kong, 17-21 March 2008.    .pdf

Resch, B., Mittlboeck, M., Girardin, F., Britter, R. & Ratti, C. (forthcoming) Real-Time Geo-Awareness - Sensor Data Integration for Environmental Monitoring in the City. IEEE International Conference on Advanced Geographic Information Systems & Web Services - GEOWS2009, Cancun, Mexico, 1-7 February 2009.

Rojas, F., Calabrese, F., Dal Fiore, F., Krishnan, S. & Ratti, C. (2007) Real Time Rome. Urban_Trans_Formation. Proceedings of the Holcim Forum for Sustainable Construction, Shanghai, 18-21 April 2007.    .pdf

Sabatino, S. Di, Ratti, C. & Britter, R. (2002) Modelling the Urban Flow Field and Pollution Dispersion Using Digital Elevation Models. Proceedings of the Fourth Symposium on the Urban Environment, Norfolk VA, 20-24 May 2002.    .pdf

Sevtsuk, A., Huang, S., Calabrese, F. & Ratti, C. (2007) Mapping the MIT Campus in Real Time Using Wifi. Proceedings of the Workshop Digital Cities 5: Urban Informatics, Locative Media and Mobile Technology in Inner-City Developments, East Lansing MI, 28-30 June 2007.

Sevtsuk, A. & Ratti, C. (2005) Ispots. How Wireless Technology Is Changing Life on the MIT Campus. Proceedings of CUPUM 05: The Ninth International Conference on Computers in Urban Planning and Urban Management, London, 29 June - 1 July 2005.    .pdf

Steemers, K. & Ratti, C. (1999) Informing Urban Bioclimatic Design. Proceedings of the Architecture and Engineering Conference, European Association for Architectural Education (EAAE), Plymouth, 4-6 February 1999.

Vivo, F. De, Einaudi, L., Magliocchetti, M. & Ratti, C. (1999) Le Strutture Collegiali in Italia, Inghilterra, Francia E Stati Uniti: Analisi Comparativa E Basi Progettuali, Turin.


Other Publications

Berry, D., Mattiello, A., Morello, E., Sevtsuk, A. & Ratti, C. (2005) Mobile Landscapes: Graz in Real-Time. IN De Michelis, M. (Ed.) Catalogue of the M-City European Cityscapes Exhibition at the Graz Kunsthaus. Cologne, Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther Koenig.

Calabrese, F., Colonna, M., Lovisolo, P., Parata, D. & Ratti, C. (2007) Real-Time Urban Monitoring Using Cellular Phones: A Case-Study in Rome. MIT SENSEable City Laboratory Working Papers. Boston.    .pdf

Dal Fiore, F., Britter, R., Vaccari, A. & Ratti, C. (2008) Wikicity: Can a City Perform as a Real-Time Control System? Focus 76 Ideas de Ciudad, September 2008, pp. 26.31.

Goldman, J. & Ratti, C. (2004) Beijing: La Città Perduta? Aspenia, 19.    .pdf

Goldman, J. & Ratti, C. (2004) Beijing: The Lost City? Aspenia, selected papers from Aspenia translated into English.    .pdf

Pulselli, R.M. & Ratti, C. (2005) Mobile Landscapes. Equilibri, 9, 1, pp. 147-155.    .pdf

Pulselli, R.M., Romano, P., Ratti, C. & E., Tiezzi (2006) The Ecology of the Urban Landscape and the Chemistry of the City. Abitare la Terra, 16, pp. 30-35.    .pdf

Puri Purini, N., Boralevi, T. & Ratti, C. (2005) La Città Sostenibile. Aspenia, 28, pp. 378-383.

Ratti, C. (2003) Instant City (Shenzhen, China). Aspenia, pp. 209-215.    .pdf

Ratti, C. (2003) La Città Istantanea (Shenzhen, China). Aspenia, 19, pp. 296-303.    .pdf

Ratti, C. & Calabrese, F. (2008) Nolli 2.0. Vennice Biennale, Un-Ethernal-City.    .pdf

Riccardo, M. Di, Pulselli, E. & Ratti, C. (2005) Geolocalizzazione: Mobile Landscapes. Equilibri, 01, pp. 145-153.    .pdf

Seitinger, S. & Ratti, C. (2002) Cannes Reloaded. Cluster, 2, special issue on wireless, pp. 20-23.    .pdf

Steemers, K., Baker, N., Crowther, D., Dubiel, J., Nikolopoulou, M. & Ratti, C. (1997) Towards Zero Emission Urban Development. EU Commission Reports. Brussels.

Steemers, K. & Ratti, C. (1998) Nuovi Strumenti Per La Progettazione Bioclimatica Urbana. Housing, 9, pp. 98-100.

Steemers, K., Baker, M., Dubiel, J. & Ratti, C. (1999) Urban Texture and Microclimate Studies. IN Sartogo, F. (Ed.) Saline Ostia Antica. Firenze, Alinea.

Stevens, Q. & Ratti, C. (1999) Urban Design Project for the Town of Kriva Palanka (Republic of Macedonia). IN Korobar, V. (Ed.) Urban Space Design. Skopje, Skopje University SS Cyril and Methodius Press.


Books

Ratti, C. and Dorsey, T. (Eds.) (2007) Inside the Sponge, Catalogue of the Exhibition at the Canadian Center for Architecture, Montreal, Canadian Center for Architecture.    .pdf

Ratti, C. & Nicolino, W. (Eds.) (2008) Digital Water Pavilion, Milan, Electa.    .pdf

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


Patents

M.I.T. ID: 10275T
This application is a Non-Provisional of U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 60/463,273 filed 4/16/2003 and Provisional U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 60/463,357 filed 4/17/2003
Title: "Methods and apparatus for visualizing volumetric data by projecting an image representing data at a surface -volume intersection onto a deformable physical object that defines the geometry of the surface"
Inventors: Carlo Ratti; Ben Piper; Yao Wang; Hiroshii Ishii
Assignee: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Docket No. D-20
M.I.T. ID: 9771T
This application is a Non-Provisional of U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 60/463,273 filed 4/16/2003
Title: "A three dimensional tangible interface for interacting with spatial-temporal data using a laser scanner"
Inventors: Ben Piper; Carlo Ratti; Hiroshii Ishii
Assignee: Massachusetts Institute of Technology .    pdf

Docket No. D-21
M.I.T. ID: 10274T
This application is a Non-Provisional of U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 60/463,357 filed 4/17/2003
Title: "A three dimensional tangible interface for interacting with spatial-temporal data using infrared light sources and infrared detectors"
Inventors: Yao Wang; Assaf Biderman; Carlo Ratti; Ben Piper; Hiroshii Ishii
Assignee: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

M.I.T. ID: 11313
Provisional Patent Filed with USPTO - United States Patent and Trademark Office on 10/8/2004
Non-Provisional Patent Application filed in October 2005.
Title: "Programmable window: a large-scale transparent electronic display"
Inventors: Martin Ramos, Assaf Biderman, Carlo Ratti
Assignee: Massachusetts Institute of Technology