Infographic: Interactive Urban Water Explorer

Entry in the 2011 Urban Water Design Challenge, sponsored by Visualizing.org and Circle of Blue.

Jan Willem Tulp submitted his Urban Water Explorer for the 2011 Urban Water Design Challenge—sponsored by Circle of Blue and Visualizing.org.

Infographic: Urban Water Explorer
Graphic © Jan Willem Tulp for Circle of Blue and Visualizing.org
View the interactive infographic in a new window. Both the large circles on the left, as well as the small ones in the upper right, are clickable.

Tulp created this interactive infographic, which was inspired by the colors and shapes of water itself. The visualization was created using the new framework D3. Note:Tulp suggests that the tool works best in Google Chrome and Safari, but says, “FireFox is too slow for the animations, unfortunately.”

See a short video of the animation below:

See the other winning designs here.

Did you miss your chance to participate? Designers can continue to share their visualizations throughout the year by uploading to visualizing.org.


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