Data visualization: Supercities of the 21st century

Have a look at the 19.20.21 (19 cities in the world with 20 million people in the 21st century) web site.

It introduces a study on key aspects of the phenomenon of supercities. The project is managed by Richard Wurman who is also the author of one of the most stylish fact-books called “Understanding USA“. Already included are a few pages on the development of the world’s largest cities from 1000 to 2005.


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link to 19.20.21 org










…19.20.21 is a multi-year, multimedia initiative to collect, organize and package information on population’s effect regarding urban and business planning and its impact on consumers around the world. This 5+ year initiative will deliver results via 5 channels: online, television, print exhibits and seminars. This project will include 10 worldwide partners and appropriate affiliates…

More information at the 19.20.21 website

via: kottke.org



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