Global Uprising: Animation Maps Protests, From 1979 To The Present
The elaborate, animal-shaped bicycle routes of the Tokyo Zoo Project.
A new Google Maps hack creates stereoscopic street views that wrap a stretch of road into a planetary ball (above: Paris, France and Paris, Las Vegas)
In a series of works entitled X-planation, German artist Hubert Blanz stitches together aerial shots of airports collected from satellite imagery gleaned from the Internet and creates three-dimensional, warped collages.
Beautiful Japanese geological maps of volcanoes.
Dryland Farming in Monegros, Spain, photographed by Edward Burtynsky
Redesigning the London Underground Map: Design Blasphemy?
The new M.T.A. Weekender subway map compared with the current NYC subway map.
Little Manhattan, a monolithic marble sculpture of Manhattan by Yutaka Sone.
Map an installation by Aram Bartholl.
Maps, They Don’t Love You Like I Love You
Maps of New York City, from the natural state of the island of Manhattan to today’s incarceration rates.
Data-Vis extraordinaire Eric Fischer has a new project, mapping the use of Flickr (orange) and Twitter (blue) geographically. See all of the maps here.
One Chinese company (recently named one of the 100 best investments in Asia) may be surpassing the Google Maps model, using pixel-art illustration techniques to reproduce China’s largest cities online, right down to mind-boggling minute details.