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2022 Special Category: COVID-19 Visualizations
Visualization & Information Design
Learning From Toronto. An Experiment In Participatory Urban Data Visualization (Part 1)
My graduate thesis was focused on how urban dataviz can be used to investigate the relationship between people’s perception of phenomena happening in cities, and data collected about them. I chose...
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.
A Constellation Guide to the Sixth Mass Extinction
A Constellation Guide to the Sixth Extinction is a web VR data visualization project on the modern, man-made episode of mass extinction. The visualization incorporates species datas from IUCN...
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 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...
Map of Firsts
A dynamic roadmap through the early developments of data visualization, in the style of John Ogilby’s 1675 Atlas. Original illustrations and interactive design guide you through time past...
NYC Cut-Throats. When Social Vulnerability Goes Hand In Hand With Fear Of Crime
In the words of Bill de Blasio and his team members, the New York City government would be at the brink of definitively rooting out crime, that is to say putting an end to all forms of violence...
This interactive globe shows the geology of Earth over the past 750 million years. Users can enter their locations to see where their homes are on the Pangaea supercontinent and other unique...
Insight Lane: A Data4Democracy Crash Model
Insight Lane is a volunteer-driven project that combines open data with the power of data science to predict the likelihood of crashes happening on a city's road network. In order to present the...
The Coal Companies Making Europe Sick
Burning coal comes with a wide range of health impacts, and the corporations burning it are to blame. Just ten companies are estimated to be responsible for almost two-thirds of the health impacts...
The Time Is Now
The World is losing its green cover and it is time we act. Our actions have caused such tremendous damage to nature that we may soon reach a point of existential crisis. The Infographic 'The Time...
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...
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 Plastic Pollution Threat To Sea Turtles In The Greek Oceans
Created using Tableau and Mapbox, this visualisation maps the reported sightings of Sea Turtles and modelled plastic pollution in the oceans around Greece.
German Media Universe
How independent is the German media industry? Who owns the most outlets and publications? This visualisation offers an overview of the entire industrial landscape, with its main actors, its...
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.
Travel Around Yellowstone
This is a visual information map of the tour around Yellowstone Park. A tour route was drawn up in the information map, including nine recommended sites. How far are they? What are the recommended...
Coral Cities | Top 40 Places To Live
What makes a great city? Is it political stability? Low crime rates? Access to education or healthcare? We took one metric, looking at how easy it is for people to move within cities. We calculated...
Fly Me To A Campfire
An interactive Tableau visualization of direct flights to campgrounds in the continental United States from various U.S. airports.
Poverty Levels and Floods
This project tells a story about the poverty levels and flood damages through physical visualization. This map shows the flooded residents from Tropical Storm Allison in Houston, Texas in 2001. The...
The Emoji States of America
This visualization is a modified version of Chernoff Faces, a technique that maps multiple statistical values to the features of a face. Because it's 2017, we expanded on the technique and made...
New York City Stop & Frisk
“It worked very well in New York… it brought the crime rate WAY DOWN” – Donald Trump “It was ineffective” – Hillary Clinton “The argument is that it is a form of racial profiling” – Lester...
Urbanisation and Biodiversity
This Infographic project reveals the relationship between the population of three cities; Singapore, Hong Kong and Mexico City and the amount of flora species affected by the overpopulation of...
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...
The Space for Students
Historically, the city of Los Angeles favored low-density development. As a result, 75% of L.A. residential space is zoned for single family homes. (R1 Parcels) Low density housing paired with...
You Want Apizza Me?
New Haven pizza is the best pizza, period. And you know it’s New Haven pizza because it’s spelled “apizza” (pronounced “abeetz” in classic local style). It also turns out that the “apizza” region...
Fight For The Street
This is a visual analysis of 15699 bike accidents in Hamburg, Germany from 2011 until 2016. Using data visualization it is shown who is responsible for the accidents and what causes them. In...
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...
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...
One Week On Waze San Francisco
I've focussed on data and the opportunities for better understanding cities in continuous movement, in this example, I’m having fun using Waze data with Python and R scripts in Power BI that...