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2022 Special Category: COVID-19 Visualizations
Visualization & Information Design
Regional Population Structures At A Glance
Population ageing is a major demographic challenge for humanity. Since population structures evolve slowly and predictably, the demographic, economic, environmental, and social problems of ageing...
How Faster Trains Draw China’s Cities Ever Closer
“How Faster Trains Draw China’s Cities Ever Closer” is a visual-dominated piece reviewing the changes of time-distances between China’s cities. China’s rapid development of high-speed railways...
Visualizing Every Assessment
What if you could visually compare any property's assessment value against all others in a city with a click? What interesting patterns could you find? Starting with those questions, the project...
Queering The Map
Queering the Map is a community generated counter-mapping project that locates queer moments, memories, and histories in relation to physical space. As queer life becomes increasingly less centered...
This map shows the thermal divide between east and west
In the first week of 2018, a record-setting deep freeze has forced temperatures in some places on the east coast nearly 20-degrees lower than average. Meanwhile, parts of California and the...
The Friday night rush
How Does Your State And Your Earnings Compare?
Across the US the amount households earn varies significantly state to state.
Phantom Islands – A Sonic Atlas
Phantom Islands are artifacts of the age of maritime discovery and colonial expansion. During centuries of ocean exploration these islands were sighted, charted, described and even explored – but...
Visualizing China’s Most Ambitious Megaproject
China's One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative will cost $4-8 trillion, affecting 62% of the world's population. See all about the megaproject in this graphic.
Bristol Air Quality
A Voronoi diagram visualisation of air quality in Bristol, England.
Urbanisation and Biodiversity
This Infographic project reveals the relationship between the population of three cities; Singapore, Hong Kong and Mexico City and the amount of flora species affected by the overpopulation of...
City Street Network Orientations Around the World
This project visualizes city street network orientation, configuration, and entropy using OpenStreetMap data and the Python-based OSMnx package. Each of these cities is represented by a polar...
24 Hours of Traffic
Visualization of traffic flow from around the Greater Montreal Area. Time-stamped commuter GPS trajectories are visualized from 3 transit modalities: cars, public transit, and bikes. 1 month's...
A Map Of Delays
This project visualizes data for each delay-causing incident happened on Toronto’s TTC streetcars network during the year 2016. The map-based, interactive application aims to provide an overview...
NYC Cut-Throats. When Social Vulnerability Goes Hand In Hand With Fear Of Crime
In the words of Bill de Blasio and his team members, the New York City government would be at the brink of definitively rooting out crime, that is to say putting an end to all forms of violence...
Every year, thousands of people from all over the world, each one driven by her or his own motivation, with their own means, take the routes leading to the Spanish town of Santiago de...
Segregation and Diversity in Swedish Cities
The issue of segregation of immigrants has generated a lot of interest in many Western countries, not least in Sweden in the run up to the 2018 elections. In the midst of many alarmist stories...
Mapped: The Largest Company By Revenue Headquartered In Every State
A lot of people look for jobs at big companies because they can be great places to build a solid career. Unfortunately, if we measure the size of a company in terms of annual revenue, there may...
The Geography of Pub Names
I got curious about understanding whether pub names in the UK can tell us a little bit about the people who drink there. So I produced a bunch of maps that would help investigate this. Some names...
How far is too far? An analysis of driving times to abortion clinics in the US.
Mapping the cities and places with the worst access.
House Of Mankind With Tenants
A staple of acrylic planes holds the people of the continents ( Halma figures) as tenants with their accumulated wealth (as red LEGO bricks) for furnishing, the stock of foreign investment...
Are You A Gentrifier?
Paris, Lyon, Marseille: take the test in your district.
This is a dot density map of religious identity across Greater London. Using data from the 2011 Census, I was able to represent each person as a single dot - that's almost 7 million for London...
The American Housing Market Crash and Recovery
Infographic style visual showing how the housing market crash swept throughout the USA, along with the subsequent recovery.
How Silver Changed the World
The final chapter in his series on the birth of globalisation by Deputy Head of Infographics for the South China Morning Post, Adolfo Arranz is the story of ‘how silver changed the world’. Using...
Most Dangerous Places
Using conflict data provided by ACLED and a gridded world population estimate compiled by CIESIN, "Most Dangerous Places" shows the number of fatalities per person in Africa and Asia, compared to...
August 28, 2100
This map uses NASA data to visualize the estimated maximum near surface air temperature on August 28, 2100 at over a million points on the earth's surface. Users can compare the situation with...
The Grim Scope of 2017’s California Wildfire Season is Now Clear. The Danger’s Not Over.
The wildfires that raced across California in 2017 caused historic levels of death and destruction. We examined the 2017 California wildfire season, comparing the size of the fires and examining...
Casting a Wider Net
Newly released data shows the true extent of industrial fishing. More than 55 percent of the surface of the world’s oceans is fished, with China accounting for vastly more than any other country.
The Discovery of the Roundtrip and the Beginning of Globalisation
Deputy Head of Infographics for the South China Morning Post, Adolfo Arranz, uses historical data for his series of infographics about globalisation’s beginnings in the 16th century, when the...