"Cyberspace is not a place you go to but rather a layer tightly integrated into the world around us" - Institute For The Future

Related papers

Some papers anticipating the book ideas.


Information architecture for ubiquitous ecologies. Proceedings of the International ACM Conference on Management of Emergent Digital EcoSystems (Lyon, 2009. Also available at: http://andrearesmini.com/blog/ia-for-ubiquitous-ecologies).

The Semantic Environment: Heuristics for a Cross-Context Human-Information Interaction Model. In The Engineering of Mixed Reality Systems, Dubois et al. (Eds.), Springer, Chapter 4.


Semantic Retail: Towards a Cross-Context Information Architecture. Knowledge Organization 35 1, 5-15.


Architettura dell’informazione: Trovabiltà dagli oggetti quotidiani al Web (Information Architecture: From Everyday Things to the Web). Milano: Apogeo.

From Physical to Digital Environments (and Back): Towards a cross-context information architecture. In Translating Information Architecture: Proceedings of the Europe’s Third Information Architecture Summit, 162-170.