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An Atlas Of Space
"An Atlas of Space" is a collection of ten maps designed in Python using open data from NASA and the USGS. The designs include a map of 18000 asteroids in the solar system, topographic maps of each...
The Topography of Trees
Standard solid-color blob maps of individual tree species show where a particular tree might be found; this is why they’re useful in field guides. But in order to show the higher-level patterns of...
The Space for Students
Historically, the city of Los Angeles favored low-density development. As a result, 75% of L.A. residential space is zoned for single family homes. (R1 Parcels) Low density housing paired with...
Tracking smartphone wi-fi signals reveals curious journeys on the London Underground
Our transport system generates huge amounts of data. For instance, on a typical weekday, we collect 19 million smartcard ticketing transactions that offer a valuable insight into the number of...
Nepal After The Quake
After an earthquake (or any major disaster for that matter) it can take years to recover. It's been 4 years since the 2015 Nepal earthquake, and a large percentage of the homes have been...
Seven things to know about climate change
It's not a hoax, a myth, or a conspiracy among scienctists. As we argue about the path we take, let's recall the facts that compel the journey.
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...
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...
A timeline of five centuries of global Spice Trade that follows the journey of cloves and nutmegs from their source of origins in Indonesia throughout the world, while unfolding the historical...
CityWays is research at MIT Senseable City Lab to reveal human’s recreational patterns through visualizing datasets from self-tracking applications and environmental factors. In the CityWays web...
The Citi Bike Commute
Using data from Citi Bike, this interactive visualization gives the user a 3D look at all the trips taken with Citi Bikes one summer day in 2017. Filter trips by membership type or by trip origin,...
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...
Temperatures have been slowly rising for a number of years. In the charts below you can see that the late 19th and early 20th century were quite cool relative to the rest of the time period,...
The Ultimate Map Of What To Eat In Italy
The best places in Italy that every foodie has to visit and why, with a unique gastronomic journey.
America's Busiest Bikeshare Bikes
Meet America's busiest bikes! We sifted bike share data from four cities throughout the USA - Chicago, New York, Washington and Philadelphia. Our goal was to find the busiest bike and map its...
Planet | Imaging The Entire Earth, Every Day
Planet’s goal of imaging the entirety of the Earth every day became achievable with the unprecedented fleet of small satellites, called “doves”. The animation showcases one day in the life of these...
Pima Air Museum Wayfinding System
Pima Air Museum is a large aviation museum in the desert of Arizona, known for its vast "Bone Yard" of aircraft. The overarching purpose of this rebrand is to create a unique experience for...
How far can you drive in one hour in different European capitals? This visualization attempts to answer that question.
Rain in Seattle
A data visualization created with 25,000+ consecutive days of Seattle weather data. The top section shows rainfall in inches broken down by month and year.
Most congested cities
This infographic reveals the 20 most congested cities in the world, measured by the increase in travel times compared to the free flow of traffic
House Prices: 2010 to Present
Lynchburg, Virginia: The Most Typical City in America
Data is nothing without context. How can we understand a city without first understanding the characteristics of a normal or typical city? I crunched the numbers on eight measures of 917 cities to...
Roads, Boats And Elephants: How India Mobilised A Million Polling Stations
The world’s biggest election involved around 1 million polling stations spread across the country, from remote corners of the Himalayas to crocodile-infested mangrove swamps of the Andaman...
Four Elements of a Human Habitat
What aspects of our modern life can be found at any place and in any scale? A neighborhood, city, and region are analyzed by uniformly displaying selected data in the same four fields: Economy,...
This project is an interactive website illustrating the dynamics of Shenzhen through data analysis on 165 metro station areas. With this metro searching tool, the readers can have a better idea of...
Flights to Rome
“Flights to Rome” is a data visualization art project showing the entire global mobility network of flight and road infrastructure in a single image. It visualises for the very first time literally...
This website is the virtual counterpart to the book ‘Parliament’. The book explores the double-sided relationship between space and politics by documenting and comparing the plenary halls of the...
How Does Your State And Your Earnings Compare?
Across the US the amount households earn varies significantly state to state.
This solar map visualises the planet's leading solar energy countries/continents. These include : South Korea: 2,398 Megawatts Belgium: 3,156 Megawatts Australia: 4,130 Megawatts Spain: 5,376...
The world's top cities for people and planet
Today’s cities are finding it hard to be both livable and economically strong. Not one has truly balanced people, profit, and the planet, according to a new report on an index that ranks cities by...