A Map of every building in America
Excerpts: Classic maps answer questions like: How do I get from Point A to Point B? These data images, instead, evoke questions – sometimes, simply: What’s that?
We found fascinating patterns in the arrangements of buildings. Traditional road maps highlight streets and highways; here they show up as a linear absence.
In the August 8 2018 issue of this email newsletter, I published the link
Visualizing the Hidden ‘Logic’ of Cities
Excerpt: Some cities’ roads follow regimented grids. Others twist and turn. See it all on one chart.
Excerpt: In Chicago or Beijing, any given street is likely to take you north, south, east, or west. But good luck following the compass in Rome or Boston, where streets grew up organically and seemingly twist and turn at random.
Fascinating!! Check it out at: