Chris Evans sez, “I made this 8bit London Underground map a while ago, entirely in Tile Studio with a bit of Gimp to add text.”
How much space each person has in some of the world’s major cities
What would John Snow’s famous cholera map look like on a modern map of London, using modern mapping tools? The map changed what we know about germs and disease - and created a new way of looking at the world. With the help of mapping tool CartoDB and using the Stamen style maps, this is how it looks with larger circles representing more deaths.
Mapping the WW2 bomb census
An interactive map of their live-show story.
James Cheshire, a geography lecturer at the University College London, mapped common surnames in London.
Olympic athletes come in all shapes and sizes, from the lithe limbs of Japan’s Asuka Teramoto to the gargantuan frame of China’s Zhaoxu Zhang. But how do you measure up in comparison? Try our app below and find out. Why not then share your results with your friends?
Station Maps [aeracode.org] by programmer Andrew Godwin contains a large collection of browser-based (HTML5) 3D maps depicting different London Underground/DLR stations.
Theatreland map (1915), by MacDonald Gill
‘SHIFTS: The Economic Crisis and its Consequences for Architecture’ is an exhibition currently on display until June 9 at The Architecture Foundation in London. Presented by Rotterdam/Copenhagen-based Powerhouse Company and critic and architectural historian Hans Ibelings (the Architecture Observer), the exhibit illustrates the far-reaching impacts of new economic circumstances on architecture’s recent past, troubled present and unknown future acknowledging the onset of an imminent housing crisis in London, and the continuing shrinkage of the architectural profession in the UK. More information on the exhibition after the break.
Here at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis, University College London, we have just made live our latest in a series of services examining live data feeds - CityDashBoard. The system pulls in data from a variety feeds, developing our view that the next trend in OpenData is towards a live view of the city and live data feeds.
Who voted for Boris in 2008? Where was Labour’s vote strongest? This map from Factmint shows how votes were distributed across the wards that make up the city. The detail means that patterns of voting emerge: from the BNP votes in the Essex boroughs, through to the distribution of Green party votes in 2008. What does it tell us about how London will vote in 2012? Use the dropdown menu to see how first and second preferences compare - and how each party fared