Peer reviewed Publications and Chapters

Sevtsuk, A., Basu, R., Halpern, D., Hudson, A., Ng, K., & de Jong, J. (2022). A tale of two Americas: Socio-economic mobility gaps within and across American cities before and during the pandemic. Cities, 104006. 

Basu, R., & Sevtsuk, A. (2022). How do street attributes affect willingness-to-walk? City-wide pedestrian route choice analysis using big data from Boston and San Francisco. Transportation Research A, 163, 1–19.

Sevtsuk, A., & Basu, R. (2021). The role of turns in pedestrian route choice: a clarification. Journal of Transport Geography.

Sevtsuk, A., Chancey, B., Basu, R., & Mazzarello, M. (2022). Spatial structure of workplace and communication between colleagues: A study of E-mail exchange and spatial relatedness on the MIT campus. Social Networks, 70, 295–305. 

Sevtsuk A, Basu R, Chancey B (2021) We shape our buildings, but do they then shape us? A longitudinal analysis of pedestrian flows and development activity in Melbourne. PLoS ONE 16(9): e0257534.

Sevtsuk A, Hudson A, Halpern D, Basu R, Ng K, de Jong J (2021) The impact of COVID-19 on trips to urban amenities: Examining travel behavior changes in Somerville, MA. PLoS ONE 16(9): e0252794.

Andres Sevtsuk (2021) Estimating Pedestrian Flows on Street Networks, Journal of the American Planning Association, 87:4, 512-526, 

Sevtsuk, A., & Kalvo, R. (2021). Predicting pedestrian flow along city streets: a comparison of route choice estimation approaches in downtown San Francisco. International Journal of Sustainable Transportation, (online 2/8/2021). 

Sevtsuk, A. (2020) Street Commerce. Creating Vibrant Urban Sidewalks. University of Pennsylvania Press, 296 p. Link.

Sevtuk, A., & Amindarbari, R. (2020). Does metropolitan form affect transportation sustainability? Evidence from US metropolitan areas. Environment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science, 2399808320971310. Pre-print link.

Hidalgo, C. A., Castañer, E., & Sevtsuk, A. (2020). The amenity mix of urban neighborhoods. Habitat International, 102205. Pre-print link.

Sevtsuk, A., Li, X., Basu, R., Kalvo, R. (2020). A big data approach to understanding pedestrian route choice preferences - Evidence from San Francisco.  Travel Behaviour and Society. Volume 25, October 2021, Pages 41-51.

Sevtsuk, A. and Davis, D. E., 2017. Future of Streets. In Mathematics of Urban Morphology, Springer 2019. 

Sevtsuk, A. 2019. Impacts of automated vehicles on cities. InAutomatic for the City: Designing for People in the Age of the Driverless Car, Eds. Pavia A. and Bobisse, R. RIBA Books. 

Sevtsuk, A. 2016. Bugis: A Model for Singapore 100. FCL Magazine, Special Issue (Urban Breeding Grounds), 62.

Sevtsuk, A., Kalvo, R. (2017). Patronage of urban commercial clusters: a network-based extension of the Huff model for balancing location and size. Environment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science. Issue 0(0). pp. 1-21.  PDF, Link

Sevtsuk, A., Kalvo, R., & Ekmekci, O. (2016). Pedestrian accessibility in grid layouts: the role of block, plot and street dimensions. Urban Morphology, 20(2), pp. 89-106. Link, PDF

Sevtsuk, A. (2017). Public Space in a Polycentric Metropolis. In Jakarta: Models of Collective Space for the Extended Metropolis. Eds.Correa, F. and Strange, C. Harvard University Graduate School of Design, 2017.

Sevtsuk, A. (2014). Location and Agglomeration: the Distribution of Retail and Food Businesses in Dense Urban Environments. Journal of Planning Education and Research, 34(4), 374–393. Link

Sevtsuk, A., Kalvo, R., 2014. "A Freeform Surface Fabrication Method with 2D Cutting". Proceedings of the Simulation for Architecture and Urban Design (SimAUD) 2014 conference, Tampa, FL. PDF 

Sevtsuk, A., & Kalvo, R. (2014). Geometrical Solution Space for Grid Structures with Double-Walled Edges. In P. Block, J. Knippers, N. J. Mitra, & W. Wang (Eds.), Advances in Architectural Geometry (pp. 215–231). Springer. PDF

Sitler, B., King, M., Sevtsuk, A., Kalvo, R., (2016) SUTD Library Extension. Kenchiku Gijutsu. January 2016. PDF 

Mohsenin, M and Sevtsuk, A, 2013, “The impact of street properties on cognitive maps” Journal of Architecture and Urbanism, Volume 37(Issue 4) 301–309. Link 

Sevtsuk, A., 2013 “Networks of the built environment”, in D. Ofenhuber & C. Ratti, eds. [De]coding the Tity – How Big Data Can Change Urbanism. Birkhäuser. Link PDF

Sevtsuk, A. (2014). Analysis and Planning of Urban Networks. In R. Alhajj & J. Rokne (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Social Network Analysis and Mining (p. 2437). Springer. PDF 

Dritsas, S, Kalvo, R, and Sevtsuk, A, 2013, “Packing Optimisation for Digital Fabrication”, in ECAADE Proceedings 2013, TU Delft (Delft, Netherlands). PDF 

Sevtsuk, A., Mekonnen, M., 2012, “Urban Network Analysis Toolbox,” International Journal of Geomatics and Spatial Analysis, vol. 22, no. 2, pp. pp. 287–305. PDF

Sevtsuk A., 2010, "Path and Place: A Study of Urban Geometry and Retail Activity in Cambridge and Somerville, MA", PhD dissertation in Urban Design and Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. PDF 

Sevtsuk, A., (Ed.), 2011, The MIT Journal of Planning Projections 10: Designing for Growth & Change, MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning. Website

Sevtsuk, A., Ratti, C., 2010, "Does Urban Mobility Have a Daily Routine? Learning from the Aggregate Data of Mobile Networks", Journal of Urban Technology, Volume: 17, Issue: 1, Pages: 41-60. PDF

Sevtsuk, A., 2008, "Explorations into Urban Mobility Patterns Using Aggregate Mobile Network Data", MIT Portugal Program Working Paper # TSI-SOTUR-08-03, unpublished. PDF

Sevtsuk A., Huang S., Calabrese F., Ratti C., 2009, "Mapping the MIT Campus in Real Time Using WiFi", Foch, M. (Ed), Handbook of Research in Urban Informatics: The Practice and Promise of the Real Time City. IGI Global. PDF

Sevtsuk, A., Ratti, C., 2008, "Inferring building and land use types from wireless network consumption". Whitepaper, MIT. PDF

Mitchell W. J., Chin R., Sevtsuk A., (2008), "The Media Laboratory City Car: A New Approach to Sustainable Urban Mobility" in Peter Droege (Ed.), “Urban Energy Transition”, Elsevier Science. PDF

Mitchell W. J., Sevtsuk A., "Unfrozen Music: Designing & Programming Digital Water Walls." In Digital Water Pavilion at Zaragoza's Milla Digital and Expo 2008.  PDF

Sevtsuk A., 2006, "Real-time Space Management ", in "Joint Space, Open Source on Mobile Positioning and Urban Studies", Positium OU. PDF

Ratti, C., Sevtsuk, A., Huang, S., Pailer, R., 2005, Mobile Landscapes: Graz in Real Time. Paper presented at the 2005 LBS conference in Vienna, Austria. PDF

Sevtsuk, A., Ratti, C., 2007, Mobile Surveys, in Van Schaick, J. & Van der Spek. S.C. (eds.) 2007b, Pre-proceedings: International Expert Meeting Urbanism on Track: Expert Meeting on the Application in Urban Design and Planning of GPS-based and other tracking-based technologies, Delft School of Design, Faculty of Architecture, DUT. PDF 

Working and Conference Papers

Sevtsuk, A., Kalvo, R., Ekmekci, O., 2014, "The Perfect Grid". Presented at the UN Habitat Future of Places Conference in Buenos Aires. PDF

Sevtsuk, A., 2014, "Mapping the Elastic Public Realm". Presentation at the ACSA International Conference in Seoul, Korea. June 2014. PDF 

Sevtsuk, A., Kalvo, R. "Geometric Solution Space for Double-walled Grid Structures". Submitted to the Advances in Architectural Geometry Conference. London, UK. September 2014. PDF 

Sevtsuk, A., Mekonnen, M., Kalvo, R., Amindarbari, R., 2014, "Redundant Route for Urban Network Analysis", Presented at the ESRI GeoDesign Summit in Redlands, CA in January 2014. Video

Amindarbari, R., Sevtsuk, A., 2013, "Measuring Growth and Change in Metropolitan Form" presented at the Urban Affairs Association annual conference in San Francisco. PDF 

Sevtsuk, A., Ekmekci, O, Nixon, F., Amindarbari, R., 2013, "Capturing Urban Intensity" presented at the Urban Affairs Association annual conference in San Francisco. PDF 

Authored Press Articles

"A smart city isn't necessarily a good city", by Andres Sevtsuk. Cover Story, China Daily (Europe, Africa and Hong Kong), December 21, 2018. Link.

"The opening of Tartu to river Emajõgi by way of four urban design competitions", by Andres Sevtsuk. MAJA, the Estonian Architecture Magazine. Nr 2, March, 2019. 

"Tallinn's Old Harbor urban design competition", by Andres Sevtsuk. MAJA, the Estonian Architecture Magazine. Nr 3, July 2017. Link

"Urbanization, which isolates", by Andres Sevtsuk. Project Baltija Magazine, September 2017. Link

"Tallinn's Old Harbor doesn't need a shock-effect, but balanced urban design", by Andres Sevtsuk. Eesti Ekspress, Areen. 24 May, 2017 Link

"More decisive steps needed to support street commerce", interview with Andres Sevtsuk by Maarit Eerme. January 20, 2017.  Äripäev. Link

Sevtsuk, A. "Why cars and pedestrians struggle to get along?"Postimees, ARTER Laupäev, 8. oktoober 2016. PDF

Sevtsuk, A., 2016, "Reidi Road's big opportunity". Postimees, Arvamus. August 18, 2016. PDF

Sevtsuk, A., 2012, "How we shape our cities, and then they shape us", MAJA the Estonian Architectural Review, 2-2012 (72), pp. 10-15, 2012. PDF  / Website  

Interview with James Corner," by Andres Sevtsuk. MAJA, the Estonian Architecture Magazine. Nr 3, March, 2006. October 8, 2006. Link

Press Articles About City Form Lab work

"Andres Sevtsuk and City Form Lab release new guide and software for urban modeling". GSD News.  October 19, 2018. Link

"Andres Sevtsuk asks: are smaller city blocks always better?" The Harvard Gazette. January 9, 2017. Link

Sevtsuk, A., kalvo, R. "Urban Network Analysis toolbox for Rhinoceros 3D." American Planning Association Technology Today Newsletter. Spring 2016. PDF

Peegel, M., 2016, "Harvardi ülikooli õppejõud: senine Reidi tee projekt teeks Tallinna halvemaks." Eesti Päevaleht, Kultuur. August 2, 2016. Link

Henry Grabar, July 10, 2015. "New Mapping Tool Helps Planners Judge Pedestrians, Public Space". Science of Cities. Next City. Link

Rebecca Tuhus-Durbow, 2014. “How Cities Can Crunch the Numbers and Give Business Owners What They Need.” November 11, 2014, in Science of Cities, Next City. Link

Peegel, M., 2016, "Harvardi ülikooli õppejõud: senine Reidi tee projekt teeks Tallinna halvemaks." Eesti Päevaleht, Kultuur. August 2, 2016. Link

Melody Zaccheus, 2014. "50 ways for cyclists to start ride along 24km Rail Corridor". Straits Times, September 13, 2014. Link

Timothy Misir, 2015. Pressed for Space, Singapore Looks Unerground for Room to Grow. May 29, 2015, Citylab. Link

Amanda Lee Koe, 2013, “Design for Hapiness,” Interview with Andres Sevtsuk. Published July 16, 2013. PDF

Catherine A. Cardno, Experimental Pavilion Joins Singapore Campus, Civil Engineering, the Magazine of the American Society of Civil Engineers. July 2013. Link 

SUTD Library Pavilion by City Form Lab, June 2013. Link 

A New Toolbox for Urban Analysis" by Carolyn Y. Johnson The Boston Globe, Business Section, October 3, 2011

Sevtsuk, A., 2012, "Urban Network Analysis Simplified", Geospatial Today, November 2012. PDF

Rethiking Urban Data, Interview with Andres Sevtsuk at the Archifest Forum 2012. Singapore Architect Magazine, SA272, December 2012. Link

Michael J. Coren, MIT’s Free Urban Planning Software Will Help Build The Cities Of The Future, Fast Company,  October 2011. Link

MIT researchers create new Urban Network Analysis toolbox, MIT Press Office, September 2011. Link