The Spatial Information Design Lab is now the Center for Spatial Research at Columbia University. Visit our new site at
to find out about current projects and upcoming events. This site is an archive of work completed up to 2014.
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This website is an archive of SIDL work from 2004-2014. We have expanded into the
Center for Spatial Research
which includes our work from 2015 forward.
Change By Design
Laura Kurgan: Human geographies
Laura Kurgan published "Prison Blocks," in Atlantic Magazie
NYC Media Lab Annual Summit
Urban Design Event Series - Activity Mapping
City as Resource Lecture Series - The Uncertainties of Data
Workshops on Big Data and Urban Informatics - Modeling Social Justice Issues in Urban Zones Using Big Data