Virtual Landscape

UrbanTick: Virtual Landscape and a Peak for the London 2012 Olympic Park.

The maps are visualising location based tweet activity in urban areas and part of the talk will focus on urban morphology and real world feature to influence the virtual activity. The range of maps produced show that unique conditions exist for different cities from around the world and this is reflected in the Twitter landscape maps.  Three types have been identified showing similar characteristics. A type with one central core are, a type with several different islands of high activity and a type showing an area or shape of high activity. ”

(visual models for similar morphologies / contents spreading)