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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...
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 Age of Agglomerations
This project forms part of Agglomerations. World>Russia>Moscow, an investigation carried out for the Moscow Urban Forum 2017. Сartographic data, graphics, diagrams and texts presented here...
In an era of rapidly changing cities and demographics, The Post wanted to measure the changes in race and ethnicity since the 1990s. To explore these national changes, we analyzed census data...
Folklore and fairytales such as Jack The Giant Killer, Robin Hood and the Loch Ness monster are in danger of dying out – because parents aren’t passing them on to their kids. Researchers who...
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...
Mapped: The climate change conversation on Twitter in 2016
Who are the key climate change influencers on Twitter? To find out, Carbon Brief and Right Relevance embarked on a year-long collaboration to collect and analyse 13 million climate-related tweets...
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...
City in Flux – Informal and Formal Mobility Networks of Cape Town Revealed
Cape Town's mobility infrastructure is based on two major services: public bus lines and informal shared mini taxis. Together, they form a network of over 800 lines throughout Cape Town. »City in...
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...
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...
Visualizing Every Assessment
What if you could visually compare any property's assessment value against all others in a city with a click? What interesting patterns could you find? Starting with those questions, the project...
Medieval fantasy city generator
This application generates a random medieval city layout of a requested size. The generation method is rather arbitrary, the goal is to produce a nice looking map, not an accurate model of a city....
All the world's metro line colours
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...
The flow of goods between states
This map shows the flow of all domestic freight between states in 2015 using data from the Freight Analysis Framework, which is a comprehensive accounting of all commercial freight movement between...
Segregation and Diversity in Swedish Cities
The issue of segregation of immigrants has generated a lot of interest in many Western countries, not least in Sweden in the run up to the 2018 elections. In the midst of many alarmist stories...
A New World Re-Order
This quantitative design project shows what the adjusted land mass of countries would be if those countries had the world average population density. Each of the grey dots represents the current...
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...
Tripped Out: The 2003 Northeast Blackout
A large-format data visualization depicts the complex narrative of the 2003 Northeast Blackout, which began imperceptibly in Ohio over the course of four hours and cascaded within eight minutes...
One Year Past, No End in Sight
In this series of maps, Reuters traces the course of the Rohingya crisis, from the spasm of violence a year ago through to the daily lives of the refugees in teeming camps.
The Great Decoupling
The story of energy use, economic growth, and carbon emissions in four charts.
The Invisible Forest
Imagine if trees gave off Wi-Fi signals. The map is an experiment in visual representation with a poetic, rhetorical dimension. How would the city landscape change if there was a tree planted for...
2018-2037 Small Areas for the City of Melbourne Population Forecast
A population forecast for the next 20 year for ten small areas in Melbourne.
Arms Sales: USA vs Russia
The U.S. and Russia are the world's largest arms exporters. But where are the arms going? This map illustrates the flows U.S. and USSR / Russia arms sales from 1950 through 2017, using publicly...
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...
The shark is the most ferocious fish in the ocean. The shark existed on the earth three hundred million years before the advent of the dinosaurs, but we did not know that there were many different...
An Interactive Visualisation of the population of this non-native species in and around London, UK
The date of origin for (almost) every international border
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...