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2022 Special Category: COVID-19 Visualizations
Visualization & Information Design
Berlin Memorial Plaques
There are over 3000 memorial plaques and commemorative signs in Berlin. They commemorate Nazi Germany, the Berlin Wall and famous personalities of the city's history. Together, they shape Berlin's...
Tracking Space Junk
Monitoring space junk is becoming more complicated as the number of errant items—and their risk of colliding—increases. Meanwhile, the stakes of doing this accurately are only getting higher with...
Six maps that show the anatomy of America’s vast infrastructure
President-elect Donald Trump’s plan to invest about $550 billion in new infrastructure projects across the country was a central theme in his campaign. “We’re going to rebuild our infrastructure,...
The Diverse Topography of Switzerland
How are we visualizing topographic data? This infographic shows the diversity of Switzerland's topography in a 3D south-north transect. The idea of this datavisualisation project was to use recent...
Terraforming Singapore: Is the future made of sand?
When it comes to sand mining, the Singapore government is often closed to scrutiny. As a result, it is often cast as a villain, guzzling sand from its neighbours while it grows bigger through...
Insects: the little things that run our city
Insect biodiversity in the City of Melbourne
The tallest buildings in the U.S.
Client's infographic: how tall would a state stand, based on its tallest building? Which states have the most high-rise buildings? What are most skyscrapers used for?
Cycle paths of Netherlands
A map showing all of the cycle paths in Netherlands using open street maps
We experience it daily but how can weather patterns be interpreted visually? This visual chart is an illustrated retrospective. It highlights the regular rainfall and fluctuating heat over one...
House Of Mankind With Tenants
A staple of acrylic planes holds the people of the continents ( Halma figures) as tenants with their accumulated wealth (as red LEGO bricks) for furnishing, the stock of foreign investment...
The goddesses of Venus
Landmarks on Venus are named after famous women or goddesses. I made a topographic map introducing the woman behind each name. You can find the full-size map here.
The Great Fire of London
An Experimental 3D visualisation of the historic catastrophe, famously called The Great Fire of London. The areas affected by the fire are depicted on top of Modern day London (2017). Created with...
The Cley Square
A visualisation of the birds sighted in north Norfolk nature reserves.
The Fight For Nigeria's Heartland
Nigeria’s dry season is tinderbox for farming land. If current patterns persist, violence is likely to erupt between farmers and cattle herders. One in search of water, the other in keeping their...
Natural Disasters: Our New Normal
This piece explores nearly 9000 natural disasters that have occurred globally over the last 60 years. Which types of disasters occur most often and which ones take the most lives? Which parts of...
More trees to save our cities
More trees to save the climate of cities is an interactive longform developed by Dalk and published by the Italian newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore to explain how and why trees, and urban greenery in...
Terrific Scientific Map
Only 15% of young people aspire to become a scientist. This is part of the wider STEM crisis happening in the UK. Terrific Scientific is the BBC's new science campaign for Primary Schools aimed at...
NYC Noise Complaints
Visualizing over 2.5 million 311 noise complaints in NYC from January 2010 and March 2018. Visualizations use custom vector layers from Mapbox GL and are visualized in Tableau Desktop.
Berliner Straßennamen (Road Names in Berlin)
Often, road names have common suffixes or prefixes. The map illustrates the occurrence of popular road name types encoded by color. The resulting colorful network reveals some interesting...
The Air Crisis
Goal 11 of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development is to make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable. This project starts with UN Goal 11 and...
Europe's Coal Pollution Problem
19,500 people across Europe and beyond died prematurely in 2015 due to coal pollution from EU coal plants. Unless we accelerate the phaseout of coal plants, more people will needlessly suffer...
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...
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...
This map was made by overlaying two publicly-available NASA maps showing light from cities at night. One map was recorded in 1992, the other in 2010. By overlaying and tinting them red and blue,...
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...
Vortex View is a public app for browsing, visualizing and downloading tropical cyclone imagery from the NOAA GOES-16 satellite mesoscale dataset. GOES-16 mesoscales are moveable satellite regions...
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...
Jane Jacobs in the Sky
Back in the 1970s, activist Jane Jacobs theorized urban vitality and found that there are four conditions required for the promotion of life in cities: diversity of land use, small block sizes,...
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...
America's Busiest Bikeshare Bikes
Meet America's busiest bikes! We sifted bike share data from four cities throughout the USA - Chicago, New York, Washington and Philadelphia. Our goal was to find the busiest bike and map its...