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Migrants in Motion
As climate change alters habitats and disrupts ecosystems, where will animals move to survive? And will human development prevent them from getting there? This map shows the average direction...
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...
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...
Airbnb Travel Report
A comprehensive travel report on Airbnb - breaking down how it works, and highlighting the facts, figures and culture of the company.
The Hidden Sediment Reserve: Quantifying Potential Sediment Trapped Within the San Francisco Bay-Delta Watershed's Reservoirs
The following interactive visualization encourages the user to explore the sediment volumes trapped within California’s constellation of reservoirs. Sediment composes the material infrastructure...
Who migrates to and from NYC?
The dynamism of migration strengthens NYC and has contributed to the City’s growth in population to an all-time high of 8,537,673 in 2016. These charts show the number of people who moved to or...
This is what would look like, if the annual emissions from cars in Los Angeles would form a big bubble instead of mixing into the air. That bubble would be hovering right over Downtown Los Angeles...
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...
Over the last few hundred years, maps have divided territory into political administrative units (countries, states, etc.). Newer spatial realities, however, are driven by the flow or inhibition of...
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...
Unmask My City
Unmask My City is a global air pollution and health initiative engaging doctors and health professionals in actions to improve urban air quality. Shot in 10 cities in 7 countries, each place was...
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...
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.
Globe of International Trade
In 2015, the global import-export market totaled $15.6 trillion. This animated map shows where those goods came from and where they went. Each dot represents $1 billion in value of a particular...
Treepedia measures the canopy cover in cities. Rather than count the individual number of trees, we’ve developed a scaleable and universally applicable method by analyzing the amount of green...
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...
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...
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...
Cherry Creek's Impact on Denver's Built Environment
Multiple time lines represent a layering of forces, actions and reactions that shape the identity and character of a place both physically and experientially. In order to successfully plan for the...
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...
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...
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.
English: The world’s airports project is a dig data geo visualization. The main categories are divided into the type, location, gps and scale of the object. I’m presenting a variety of different...
The Shape of Slavery
This project has two goals. One is to show the remarkable relationship between the historical geography of American slavery and the present-day patterns of mass incarceration. But second, the maps...
NYC Taxi data visualization
Visualized taxi data from 2016 New Year's Eve. video: https://vimeo.com/199398025 behance: https://www.behance.net/gallery/47411555/NYC-taxi-data-visualization-infographic-web-app
The Great Decoupling
The story of energy use, economic growth, and carbon emissions in four charts.
Typhoon Footprints in 68 years
Every summer, typhoons rage in the southeast coast of China, causing great losses to the coastal people. We visualized the tracks of all the 1832 typhoons since 1949, and unfolded the story around...
The curious case of Romania's Gheorghe Doja streets
Having streets in Hungary named after a Hungarian historical figure is nothing unusual. It’s by no means that unheard of to have streets in neighboring countries bear said name, provided that...
Parts of Berlin
Comparing the different types of space usage in Berlin, it soon becomes clear: It's a political question how much space the city is willing to use for what purpose. Are forests more important, or...
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...