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2022 Special Category: COVID-19 Visualizations
Visualization & Information Design
Regional weather myths
Regional Weather Myths explores several questions: Are our summers getting warmer and drier? Do real summers and winters even exist anymore? Are floods on the agenda in the region? It all started...
Born to fly: The life, journey, and trials of a migratory bird
This was a data-driven story created in collaboration with Birdlife International and the Spoon-billed Sandpiper Task Force. It portrays how the conservation of migratory birds, which travel...
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...
Spaceports of the World
Since the launch of Sputnik 1 in 1957, 29 spaceports around the world have been used to launch satellites to orbit. This interactive map and timeline shows the cumulative launches from each...
Red sunsets, a natural miracle?
“Red sunsets, a natural miracle?” project illustrates the relationship between the presence of air pollution and the “red” color of sunsets. The approach to data visualisation has here the aim to...
The Future of Transport - Data Visualisation Dashboard (Transport for New South Wales, Australia)
Everywhere around the world, governments face challenges planning infrastructure and transport. These challenges include growing and aging populations, safety and the environment. The Future...
How many daylight hours do we experience and how high does the sun reach in our sky? This piece reflects summer in the Southern Hemisphere and winter in the Northern Hemisphere. Each vertical bar...
Who are L.A. County's homeless?
The 2016 count of the homeless population, taken in January, revealed that our county has more than 43,000 people living on the street or in shelters. (Long Beach, Glendale and Pasadena were not...
The New Top 10 Furnace Cities in China
Many large cities in China, especially Chongqing, Wuhan and Nanjing, were traditionally known as “furnace cities”, suffer from long-lasing hot weather in summer. In recent years, with the global...
Keep it underground
At the heart of climate change lies the increasing amount of fossil fuel emissions and the consequent increase in atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations. Since the beginning of the industrial...
The BK BioReactor: Investigating the Unseen Microbiology of the Gowanus Canal
A collaboration lead by Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects, with GenSpace, Weill Cornell Medical College and the Gowanus Canal Conservancy, the BK BioReactor is an investigation into the unseen...
Are You A Gentrifier?
Paris, Lyon, Marseille: take the test in your district.
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...
Anatomy of the Lismore disaster
Three days before the biggest flood in modern Australian history inundated the Northern Rivers, Lismore City Council was told by the NSW government that its concerns were “premature”. It was the...
The Slow Loss
Over the past 10 years, more than 160 species of animals have become extinct. It is a slow and steady loss, but the extinction rate is increasing every year, and is bound to grow even...
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...
Snows of the West
Snow is vital to the environmental health of the western United States. Unlike rainfall, it doesn't come as one burst that's here and then quickly gone. Instead, it tends to accrue over the winter...
Rome Metro Map
The project of a fantasy subway in Rome meeting the main famous buildings and monuments in more than 2700 years of history. They are 8 tematic lines about historic periods: (L1) Ancient Roman...
This interactive infographic captures the beauty and of population both at the country level and for each continent. Hovering over a country will highlight the country in the map key at the top....
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...
Air Quality in the United States
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) takes hourly Air Quality readings at hundreds of sites nationwide, and produces an Air Quality Index (AQI) that measures how healthy the air is at...
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...
Where The Wild Things Glow
Using Tableau and Mapbox to create a map of bioluminescent species found on land and in the oceans on the east coast of Australia.
We can learn a lot about a city and the everyday life of its inhabitants by looking at its mobility: spatial patterns show its zonification, modal distribution talks about socioeconomic...
The diversity of sunlight
>> Seeing, researching and comprehending << The phenomenon of the sun has fascinated mankind time and again, influencing their lives for over thousands of years. But how can the...
Nepal Case Study
Visualization attempts to address the most common threat for local residents in Nepal - landslide collapsing over the road network. There are many technical solutions that could protect the road...
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...
Twenty Years, 20 Visualisations
How Hong Kong has changed since handover from music to politics, fashion to infrastructure, these graphics explore the evolution of Hong Kong on the 20th anniversary of the city’s handover from...
A Flight Against Time
Not all flights are equal. Because of time zones, flying from Los Angeles to New York City feels like an eternity, but New York City to Los Angeles is a breeze. “A flight against time” shows how...
Visualising TomTom Probe Data In Amsterdam
TomTom is the only independent mapmaker in the world today, and has been making maps for the world’s largest technology companies, car manufacturers, fleet management organizations, city...