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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,...
Lost Property Found
This visualisation started as a personal interest in the Lost Property Office transparency data and was then proposed to and published by the Italian newspaper La Lettura. The artwork visualises...
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...
High Street Split
A digital PR campaign for Together Money. With three in four Brits saying it’s important to support shops on their local high street, but a worrying economic climate leading to national brands...
The flow of goods between states
This map shows the flow of all domestic freight between states in 2015 using data from the Freight Analysis Framework, which is a comprehensive accounting of all commercial freight movement between...
New York Bus Trips On February 12, 2019
I visualized the movement of the buses running in NYC in the morning on February 12, 2019. The bus records are gathered from the MTA website. Each line shows a movement of a bus between one record...
A mini startup project built entirely in public, Hoodmaps charts different demographics and neighbourhoods in cities around the world.
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...
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...
Gerrymandering: A Nation Divided, but Who's Drawing the Lines?
As a geography student I love making maps, and after Obama's last state of the union address I became interested in gerrymandering. So of course I made maps! I hope they can help others become...
This interactive globe shows the geology of Earth over the past 750 million years. Users can enter their locations to see where their homes are on the Pangaea supercontinent and other unique...
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...
Britain's Top 40 Most Complex Motorway Junctions
Getting a bird’s eye view of them and following the individual paths as they weave through what might resemble spaghetti, some sort of flower or a bow-tie. It’s a beauty that cannot be...
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...
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...
Etymological Map of Africa
This map of Africa tells you the translations of place names.
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...
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.
The Future Of Arctic Shipping
This deeply researched piece debunks the popular myth of the Northern route becoming a global shipping artery through the Arctic. Detailed shipping, bathymetric and ice coverage data, presented in...
The Travels of Marco Polo
Marco Polo came across countless stories which he depicted in his book, during his adventure. This is a humble attempt to recreate and narrate the Polos' grand journey around the world, using...
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.
Beijing Subway Snapshot
We picked part of the official data published by Beijing Subway on Sina Weibo. There may be limitation of the data. We hope to show more information behind the data through our analysis and...
Road accidents in India
This is a comparison between the number of road accidents in each state of India and between the years 2009, 2010 and 2011. Data is accessed from official Indian Government site at...
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...
3D Map of 2013 Unemployment Rates by County
This was my final project for a cartography course during my GIS certificate program at Hunter College a couple years ago. I knew I wanted to do a 3D "topographical" map and I had worked with...
Energy Consumption of 53 Co-Operative Housing Areas
For a magazine of the «Allgemeine Baugenossenschaft Zürich» we visualized how energy consumption of 53 co-operative housing areas has changed between 2014 and 2017. The visualization provides...
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...
What is the Pizza Capital of the US?
When it comes to restaurants, every US city has a unique identity. Austin, TX is renowned for its BBQ. New York City is densely packed with pizza-by-the-slice. San Francisco and LA compete on...
One Great Road
Any visualization is a Rorschach test with each viewer seeing something different. Although the era of geographic discoveries is long gone, each of us can still become an explorer via automatically...
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...