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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.
The Great Decoupling
The story of energy use, economic growth, and carbon emissions in four charts.
Europe's Coal Pollution Problem
19,500 people across Europe and beyond died prematurely in 2015 due to coal pollution from EU coal plants. Unless we accelerate the phaseout of coal plants, more people will needlessly suffer...
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...
A Mountain Is More Than Its Summit Elevation
We humans are too easily fixated on extremes, we count and compare and put things in order. The pinnacles of land are mountains, and they are always ranked by the elevation of their summits above...
Streetscapes - Mozart, Marx and a Dictator
Streets and squares are an archive of both language and history. We discovered some fascinating patterns in the distribution of the 450,000 street names in Germany. They tell the story of almost...
New York City Stop & Frisk
“It worked very well in New York… it brought the crime rate WAY DOWN” – Donald Trump “It was ineffective” – Hillary Clinton “The argument is that it is a form of racial profiling” – Lester...
Where each country should be, based on its time zone(s)
A world map projection exposing the shortcomings of the time zone system; what would the world look like if time zone divisions were actually accurate? This is probably the first projection in...
Sharknado Recreation #IronViz
An attempt to recreate a visual masterpiece by John Nelson in Tableau Desktop. This recreation published Tableau to its limits using the new spatial data connector and several QGIS manipulations...
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...
Bristol Air Quality
A Voronoi diagram visualisation of air quality in Bristol, England.
Appalachia comes up small in era of giant coal mines
As the coal industry is squeezed, the most productive mines employ huge machines and relatively few people.
Bay Area residents looking to leave
Faced with some of the steepest home prices in the United States, Bay Area residents are searching for cheaper cities to settle down.
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.
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...
Visualising waste worth £3 million
How do you draw attention to the recycling we don't do (but could)? And how can you show people the benefits? These were the questions that West Sussex County Council wanted us to show in an...
A research project exploring the potential of walking to gather environmental data and through multiple walks and visualisations build a rich picture of that area. The project examines creative...
Virunga - A story of hope, resilience and sucessful conservation
Virunga National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, on the border of Uganda and Rwanda. It is Africa’s oldest national park and is also the...
Google Search Interest Follows the 2017 Solar Eclipse Forecast
Search popularity, or how frequently a term is searched in proportion to all other queries for a given location, can reveal what excites or interests the underlying population. This...
What the Street!? – The Mobility Space Report
What the Street!? is a data visualisation project by moovel lab for the interactive exploration of mobility space in cities around the world. It compares how fairly cities allocate urban space...
The date of origin for (almost) every international border
UFlood Houston Map
Floodmap.io is a free, crowdsourced flood reporting service originally launched to help communities impacted by Hurricane Harvey. It's the next evolution of the successful U-Flood Project. Start...
Tracking Energy Demands
Working with the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) we designed and produced a highly accessible, interactive data tool that allows users to explore how US energy usage and production has changed...
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...
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...
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...
A few weeks ago I set on trying out new WebGL 2.0 features with deck.gl. WebGL 2.0 brings plenty of new goodies to be used for game development, creative coding and data visualization like...
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
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...
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...