Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Visualizing regional urban systems

I am currently working in a research project about regional urban systems in Brazil.

It's all about urban networks: urban functions and urban hierarchy; Christaller; spatial distribution of cities and how they connect to each other; Sassem; management centers; Growth Poles, Perroux etc.

And when it comes to network of cities, it's hard to find good visualization at the appropriate scale. So I post here some really extraordinary visualizations presented by BBC (series Britain From Above)


Telephone Network



The Lights of Britain



Air Traffic

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