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Dietmar Offenhuber

Dietmar Offenhuber is Assistant Professor in the Departments of Art + Design and Public Policy at Northeastern University, where he heads the Information Design and Visualization graduate program.

Titles by This Author

Infrastructure Legibility and Governance

Waste is material information. Landfills are detailed records of everyday consumption and behavior; much of what we know about the distant past we know from discarded objects unearthed by archaeologists and interpreted by historians. And yet the systems and infrastructures that process our waste often remain opaque. In this book, Dietmar Offenhuber examines waste from the perspective of information, considering emerging practices and technologies for making waste systems legible and how the resulting datasets and visualizations shape infrastructure governance.