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The Watergrabbing Atlas
This work is the first visual atlas that offers a wide overview about the phenomena included under the notion of water grabbing. Stealing, limiting, disrupting or interfering local communities...
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...
London Population Map
London population map
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...
Understanding coastal adaptation
Climate change is affecting many aspects of our world. The impact of climate change is particularly significant for our coastal regions, which will have to deal with rising sea levels as well as...
A Day in the Life of The Tube
The “A Day in the Life of the Tube” viz summarises the 5 million daily journeys on the underground using the 2015 Rolling O&D survey, and splitting the data into two-hourly periods. The viz...
Manhattan Tree Map
This wooden map is a celebration of NYC’s street tree population. It is a hybrid of a choropleth map, a bar chart, and an interactive game. Each neighborhood is represented by a removable wooden...
Who Moves Where?
The series of posters was created for the Consumer Data Research Centre in Leeds. The focus was on advertising the centre's efforts in data visualisation through a series of giveaway posters. A...
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...
The Time Is Now
The World is losing its green cover and it is time we act. Our actions have caused such tremendous damage to nature that we may soon reach a point of existential crisis. The Infographic 'The Time...
1850 Agricultural Production in Pennsylvania
The 1850 Agricultural Production in Pennsylvania interactive dashboard displays a high-level overview of agriculture in Pennsylvania during the mid-19th century. Data was compiled from federal...
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...
In Africa, A Virus Spreads
Since 1976, the Ebola virus has killed nearly 15,000 people. Though most out the epidemic covers large swathes of Sub-Saharan Africa, it has plagued countries the Democratic Republic of Congo and...
All The Buildings in Manhattan
This interactive visualization uses WebGL in the browser to give a 3D look at all the buildings in Manhattan. Using data provided by the city of New York, the user can filter the buildings by...
STST Transit For Art, Design, And Performance
The STS Transit for Art, Design, and Performance map was designed as a visual guide to the book chapter “Art, Design, and Performance” from The Handbook of Science and Technology Studies. As an...
Uber Vs Cabs
All 4.5 million Uber pick-ups, and 82.4 million yellow cab pick-ups between April and September 2014. The rise of Uber is well documented, but the geographic complexity is often harder to see as...
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...
The shark is the most ferocious fish in the ocean. The shark existed on the earth three hundred million years before the advent of the dinosaurs, but we did not know that there were many different...
咖啡与城市 Coffee And City
After analyzing the location of Starbucks stores, the interpretation of the modern city's expansion law, taking Shanghai Starbucks store development as an example, in these fifteen years; the...
How Europe Moves
How Europe moves shows labour migration flows within Europe. In 2017 almost 13 million European citizens of working age were living in a European country other than their country of...
Visualization of bike sharing trips for a given time window of a business day to create a snapshot of commuting patterns. Selecting different periods of a day these patterns can be compared to...
The Opportunity Atlas
Which neighborhoods in America offer children the best chance to rise out of poverty? The Opportunity Atlas answers this question using anonymous data following 20 million Americans from...
Insects: the little things that run our city
Insect biodiversity in the City of Melbourne
Argentine Food Map
Map of Argentina illustrating typical goods from different regions: mate tea from Entre Rios, pizza from Buenos Aires, churros with caramel from Mar del Plata, chorizo sandwich from Santiago del...
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...
Fast food England: how many takeaways are near you?
There are now 56,638 fast food shops in England, occupying more than a quarter of all food outlets. Use our interactive map to get the full picture for your area.
An animated flow map showing numbers of commutes in the Netherlands in 2016. Commutes are shown as trains, and locations which attract them are shown as glowing stars. Inspired by the cf. city...
Beautiful Trash visualizes a week of trash collection routes in Cincinnati, OH using the open data from the City of Cincinnati. In addition to the visualization, there is also a YouTube video...
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...
One Week On Waze San Francisco
I've focussed on data and the opportunities for better understanding cities in continuous movement, in this example, I’m having fun using Waze data with Python and R scripts in Power BI that...