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The daily commutes of more than 130 million Americans have been used to identify commuter-based megaregions in the United States for the first time. The project was published in the academic...
Bristol Air Quality
A Voronoi diagram visualisation of air quality in Bristol, England.
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...
Trees Of New York City
New York is known to be the city of skyscrapers, but lesser credit is given to meticulous planting of trees alongside this concrete jungle. This infographic utilizes information from NYC Open data,...
Sierra Nevada Global-Change Observatory Monitoring Programme
The visualization work presented here arises from the desire to synthesize and visualize in a single graphic document the multifaceted methodological structure of the Monitoring Program that the...
The World's Most Dangerous Cities
The cities with the highest homicide rates are once again nearly all in Latin America
Indecoded : India through cartograms
Built with open source svg manipulation and d3js, Indecoded was launched on Aug 15 2016, India's independence day. Indecoded is a data visualization project that uses open source data to illustrate...
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...
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...
Coral Graveyard: the Loss of the Coral Reef
This infographic explores the topic of coral bleaching and its environmental effects--bringing light to an issue that is less known.
Central Park Squirrel Census 2019 Report Maps
In October 2018, the first official Central Park Squirrel Census was conducted in New York City. The project — which involved 323 volunteer Squirrel Sighters and took two years to plan, execute,...
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...
Planet | Imaging The Entire Earth, Every Day
Planet’s goal of imaging the entirety of the Earth every day became achievable with the unprecedented fleet of small satellites, called “doves”. The animation showcases one day in the life of these...
Mapping the Timesheet of Urban Cycling
Over one year in Boston, 1,064,053 people cycled 16,548,483 mins in total. They burned 56,264,845 calories and saved 1,581,331,745 g CO2 emissions compared to if their journeys were by car. This...
Rivers of Plastic
I am impressed by the “Principle Rivers/Mountains/Lakes” map diagrams that were so popular in the mid 1800s and have been curious about how I might reproduce that aesthetic without etching on...
The Friday night rush
The world's top cities for people and planet
Today’s cities are finding it hard to be both livable and economically strong. Not one has truly balanced people, profit, and the planet, according to a new report on an index that ranks cities by...
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...
Britain’s Most Trodden Paths
Our OS Maps users created over 300,000 public routes across Great Britain in 2018 (covering some 2,950,000 miles…) and we were curious to see where you most (and least) enjoy exploring. The...
Europe From Left To Right
We've created a detailed interactive map and analyzed recent election results in over 80,000 regions of Europe. We found many patterns – from the radical left to the extremist right.
Follow The Brick Road
Follow the Brick Road is an engaging look at the roads of Cincinnati, which ultimately focuses on the brick roads of the historic district, an area that was once rated at the most dangerous...
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...
An Atlas Of Space
"An Atlas of Space" is a collection of ten maps designed in Python using open data from NASA and the USGS. The designs include a map of 18000 asteroids in the solar system, topographic maps of each...
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...
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...
The Scale Of The Damage
Every year Russia produces 70 million tons of waste, a tenth of which comes from Moscow. Garbage settles in landfills. RBC observed as landfills grew around the capital. 23 landfills around...
How far is too far? An analysis of driving times to abortion clinics in the US.
Mapping the cities and places with the worst access.
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...
Understanding The Rental Landscape In France
Nowadays, tourists are more aware of rental accommodation options in their selected destinations. Airbnb has seen a phenomenal rise in Europe, and this dataviz highlights a few trends to give an...
The Future Of Arctic Shipping
This deeply researched piece debunks the popular myth of the Northern route becoming a global shipping artery through the Arctic. Detailed shipping, bathymetric and ice coverage data, presented in...