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2022 Special Category: COVID-19 Visualizations
Visualization & Information Design
A Mountain Is More Than Its Summit Elevation
We humans are too easily fixated on extremes, we count and compare and put things in order. The pinnacles of land are mountains, and they are always ranked by the elevation of their summits above...
An Exploratory Analysis Of Airbnb’s Data To Understand The Rental Landscape In Peru
Nowadays tourists are more aware of the rental available in their selected destinations. All in all, Airbnb has seen a phenomenal rise in Latam and this DataViz highlights a few trends to give an...
Flying To Hajj
Visualising how two million people reach Mecca for the annual pilgrimage. The annual hajj is one of the largest international annual pilgrimages. The 5-day event brings together Muslims from all...
Tokaido Shinkansen Trains
The first high speed train connected the cities of Tokyo and Osaka in a train circulating at 200km/h. This visualisation takes a look at how the Tokaido Line has evolved.
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...
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...
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...
Volcanoes Of The World
An exploration of the volcanoes located on planet Earth, split by the type of volcano and the geographical region in which they are located.
When New Year Starts Around the World
An interactive map to understand when New Year starts around the World, published on Il Sole 24 Ore http://www.infodata.ilsole24ore.com/2017/12/31/2018-entra-primo-nel-anno-ultimo/
Sea-level rise poses a global threat to coastal species around the world, as critical habitat is steadily consumed and fragmented by rising waters. This threat is particularly stark in the case of...
London Population Map
London population map
Shooting stars, or meteors, are bits of interplanetary material falling through Earth's atmosphere and heated to incandescence by friction. Make a wish.
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...
Pay to learn: A graphical analysis of the link between housing and quality education in Beijing
NB: This project is only viewable on a mobile device in a portrait orientation. High quality education comes at a price in China, a high price indeed. In 2008, Beijing reformed its middle school...
Beijing Subway Snapshot
We picked part of the official data published by Beijing Subway on Sina Weibo. There may be limitation of the data. We hope to show more information behind the data through our analysis and...
The Wall: A Threat to the Environment
The effects of building a massive concrete wall range from increased emissions to expensive and potentially damaging climate impacts. This infographic was designed to raise awareness of this...
Learning From Toronto. An Experiment In Participatory Urban Data Visualization (Part 2)
In order to allow an in-depth, more detailed exploration of the issues addressed in the interactive survey, a further step in the application user-flow allows people to access more complex...
Visualizing Great Wall
Visualizing Great Wall is an infographic book demonstrating Great Wall of China through 33 topics. Built hundreds of years ago, the Great Wall is usually considered merely as a tourist...
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...
Fly Me To A Campfire
An interactive Tableau visualization of direct flights to campgrounds in the continental United States from various U.S. airports.
The Grim Scope of 2017’s California Wildfire Season is Now Clear. The Danger’s Not Over.
The wildfires that raced across California in 2017 caused historic levels of death and destruction. We examined the 2017 California wildfire season, comparing the size of the fires and examining...
INRIX Data Visualization for Global Traffic Scorecard
Each year, transportation and location-analytics company, INRIX, releases its Traffic Scorecard — a global ranking of major cities based on the economic costs of traffic congestion based on more...
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,...
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...
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...
Siria: Danni Collaterali (Syria: Collateral Damage)
Siria: Danni Collaterali (Syria: Collateral Damages) is a visual journalism project which sheds a light on the destruction of historical heritage during the Syrian civil war. Text insights and maps...
On Time Every Time
When a train starts running from one station to the next station, conceptually, these two stations will temporarily be closer to each other. And that is exactly what this visualization shows:...
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....
NSW Migration Mapping
The New South Wales population is forecast to increase by 2.71 million people before 2036, with a net increase from overseas migration of over 1.37 million people. Working with the NSW Department...
The Friday night rush