Marcus Foth


is Professor of Urban Informatics in the QUT Design Lab, Faculty of Creative Industries, Education and Social Justice at Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia. His current research foci include: urban media and geoprivacy; data care in smart cities; digital inclusion and participation; blockchain and food supply chains, and; sustainability and more-than-human futures. He is a Fellow of the Australian Computer Society, a Distinguished Member of the ACM, and a member of the Australian Research Council’s College of Experts.


last update: March 2022

Articles published on IXD&A:

• Non-human Personas. Including Nature in the Participatory Design of Smart Cities, N.50, pp.  102 - 130, abstractdownload (


• Radical Placemaking: Utilizing Low-Tech AR/VR to engage in Communal Placemaking during a Pandemic, N.48, 2021, pp. 143 - 164,  abstractdownload


• An urban informatics approach to smart city learning in architecture and urban design education, N. 17, 2013, pp. 7-28, abstractdownload