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Activity during the day
How does the collective energy of people in Geneva raise from dawn to high noon? This map sets the liveliness at 06:00 o’clock in the morning side by side to the one at 12:00 o’clock midday. People’s activity and direction is embodied in the density of lines shown on the map.
Streams between different city districts
What paths do people follow while wandering through the city? This visualization shows how the ten districts are interconnected by people’s movement. The districts are rendered as bubbles connected by arcs and the thickness of the connections indicates the volume of mobility.
Activity in the city districts
Which is the busiest district and how does its’ buzz ebb and flow? This visualization shows the raising activity per district over the course of one full day. Each district is represented by a ribbon starting on the left at midnight and ending on the right after 24 hours. The thickness of the ribbon displays the degree of vivacity from morning to evening.
Activity during the night
How does the collective energy of people in Geneva dip from nightfall to midnight? This map sets the liveliness at 18:00 o’clock in the evening side by side to the one at midnight. People’s activity and direction is embodied in the density of lines shown on the map.
A week of activity
How does Geneva’s vibrancy vary over the course of one full week? This visualization compares the cumulative activity of the city per hour and per day. Each line consisting of 24 bubbles stands for one day of the week and the size and brightness of the bubbles indicates the aggregate of activity at this moment.
Incoming and outgoing streams
In what direction do people move over the duration of 24 hours? This visualization illustrates movements coming into the center of the city versus activity going out, for a weekday on the left and the weekend on the right. The hours of the day are represented as wedges ordered around a circle.