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Biking Copenhagen in 2014
In Copenhagen - one of the most bike-friendly cities in the world - 50% of all citizens commute by bike daily. This poster illustrates the bicycle counts in 2014 on four different streets in...
Two Government Agencies. Two Different Climate Maps.
This story is about how two government agencies differ in their approaches to mapping where differ plant species can survive in which parts of the country. The USDA is constantly improving their...
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...
In the current uprising of right-wing politics, the discussions often focus on a view of the world in its present state rather than understanding it as a historical process. Migration, ethnical...
Pay to learn: A graphical analysis of the link between housing and quality education in Beijing
NB: This project is only viewable on a mobile device in a portrait orientation. High quality education comes at a price in China, a high price indeed. In 2008, Beijing reformed its middle school...
Watch the rising of the Shanghai skyline in 49 seconds
In 2016, Shanghai Tower, the tallest skyscraper in China opened to the public, which contributed to the completeness of Shanghai skyline. Since the early 1990s, Lujiazui has been developed...
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...
Folklore and fairytales such as Jack The Giant Killer, Robin Hood and the Loch Ness monster are in danger of dying out – because parents aren’t passing them on to their kids. Researchers who...
Twenty Years, 20 Visualisations
How Hong Kong has changed since handover from music to politics, fashion to infrastructure, these graphics explore the evolution of Hong Kong on the 20th anniversary of the city’s handover from...
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...
VisualizeIt - L'Italia Attraverso I Dati
Every second Monday we present a thematic map on the peninsula and its regions. We cover the economy, society, sport, curiosities and much more.
Media Sustainability Index Explorer
The Media Sustainability Index provides in-depth analyses of the independent media conditions in 21 countries using six indicators, and reveals benchmark insights into how media systems have...
Italia: The Airship Crash Chronicle
The multimedia long read ‘Italia. The Airship Crash Chronicle’ by Russian news agency TASS is dedicated to one of the most dramatic episodes in the history of Arctic exploration. It chronicles the...
The Trade in Plastic Waste
Plastic is ubiquitous in our everyday lives – so much that we cannot imagine living without it, nor see how dependent we have become on it. Plastic is in almost everything. Plastic production...
The one trillion tonne iceberg, measuring 5,800 square km, calved away from the Larsen C Ice Shelf in Antarctica sometime between July 10 and 12, scientists said.
After the Flood: Never Let Bygones Be Bygones
In summer 2016, there were a series of massive floods in China, affecting more than ten million people and killing thousands across the country. In some regions of northern China, the loss was...
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,...
The New Top 10 Furnace Cities in China
Many large cities in China, especially Chongqing, Wuhan and Nanjing, were traditionally known as “furnace cities”, suffer from long-lasing hot weather in summer. In recent years, with the global...
Pedal is a community of bikers with the unique combination of protecting the environment and pursuing a healthier lifestyle. Pedal achieves this by tracking an individual’s carbon footprint and...
Buenos Aires Transit Diagram
Design of the Buenos Aires Transit Diagram. This huge metropolis is home to 12 million people, and for the first time, a single unified diagram includes the Metro, commuter Trains, BRT and its...
Viae Romanae Maiores
A visualization of the primary roads of the Roman Empire, circa 150 AD, in the style of a subway diagram. Connections between cities are emphasized at the expense of topographical accuracy. The...
Bombing Missions of the Vietnam War
This map, created using the U.S. Department of Defense's THOR dataset, shows every recorded bombing mission of the Vietnam War. Each mission is plotted as a single semi-transparent point....
Spring is Springing Earlier and Earlier
In large expanses of the continental United States, spring is arriving earlier than in past years. In this graphic story for The Washington Post we analyzed first-leaf and first-bloom indexes, as...
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...
A Constellation Guide to the Sixth Mass Extinction
A Constellation Guide to the Sixth Extinction is a web VR data visualization project on the modern, man-made episode of mass extinction. The visualization incorporates species datas from IUCN...
Mighty Morphing Metro Maps – Watch Transit Maps Transform to Real-Life Geography
Public transit maps occupy a unique place in the mapping world. Unlike most maps, which are designed to satisfy a single purpose, transit maps must strike a careful balance between readability,...
This is a visualization showing the number of steps walked between the months of January and April. This viz was intended to show the days I was laziest at hence the days with the least number of...
Wildlife Strikes on Aircraft
I created this app to better understand the phonomenon of "Bird Strike" or more widely, "Wildlife Strikes"; that is, interactions between aircraft and wildlife which are often fatal for the animals...
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.
Billions of people and animals rely on the benefits of the Amazon rainforest, including food, fresh water, shelter and climate control. Forests such as the Amazon play a critical role in mitigating...