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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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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
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...
Travel Visa inequality
The visualisation explores how equal citizens of different countries are treated in terms of travelling.
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...
TravelTime is a data visualization based on open data from the Dutch National Data Warehouse for Traffic Information. The visualization shows 1 day of traffic in the Netherlands at 1 minute...
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,...
WP BrandStudio & Bank of America: How green bonds work
The Washington Post’s in-house creative agency WP BrandStudio and Bank of America partnered to produce a year-long series showcasing how responsible growth strategies are helping customers and...
Seven things to know about climate change
It's not a hoax, a myth, or a conspiracy among scienctists. As we argue about the path we take, let's recall the facts that compel the journey.
Infographic on HAZE- Urban Pollution in China
Haze, that is, smog caused by pollution, has become an inevitable part of life in many Chinese cities. Urban pollution has quietly increased, and it affects the health and lives of many city...
The Wall: A Threat to the Environment
The effects of building a massive concrete wall range from increased emissions to expensive and potentially damaging climate impacts. This infographic was designed to raise awareness of this...
The Mercator Problem
The Mercator projection map tends to be what most of us think of when pondering the world map. However, it has a major flaw, since it drastically distorts the size of objects approaching the poles....
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...
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...
INRIX Data Visualization for Global Traffic Scorecard
Each year, transportation and location-analytics company, INRIX, releases its Traffic Scorecard — a global ranking of major cities based on the economic costs of traffic congestion based on more...
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...
This Chart Contains a Few Hidden Surprises About the World Economy
According to the latest data on global GDP released by the World Bank this February, the U.S. still is the world's biggest economy – by far. As shown by this Voronoi diagram, the United States...
Infographics to explain a key concept in the 2016 Australian State of the Environment report
State of the environment reporting is a vital process and resource in environmental management. In Australia, the report is prepared every five years by an independent team of expert authors. The...
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...
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...
Lights on & lights out
As a follow-up to last week’s visualization of Old Light and New Light, I wanted to make a single map, of the whole world, comparing NASA’s new 2016 Earth At Night image to the 2012 version. Using...
New York City's transportation system moves millions of people every day, from MTA buses to regional Metro-North rail lines to the omnipresent subway . Multimodal Symphony animates 24 hours of NYC...