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December 1, 2008, 2pm PST
As Mumbai recovers from the recent terrorist attacks, social worker Katia Savchuk reflects on how cities can be resilient to terrorism.
Blog post
October 23, 2008, 11am PDT

Is it possible to condense two weeks of soaring rhetoric by politicians into a single graphic? Let's find out.

In my last post I covered free online tools for creating information graphics.  Here is a look at another free online tool that can be used to easily create sophisticated visualizations and information graphics.

Abhijeet Chavan
Blog post
August 20, 2008, 1am PDT

An introduction to free tools for creating interactive information graphics.

As professionals shaping the built and natural environment, we have to process and communicate complicated concepts and data to peers and the public. We often use visuals such as maps, charts, graphs, and diagrams to illustrate a concept or explore data.  Such visual representations are called information graphics or infographics.

Abhijeet Chavan
July 23, 2008, 2pm PDT
<p>Google announces walking directions feature for Google Maps.</p>
July 10, 2008, 2pm PDT
<p>When California declared a statewide drought, a couple decided to let their front lawn die.</p>
July 10, 2008, 10am PDT
<p>The number of retirement communities is growing rapidly. Author Andrew D. Blechman warns about the social cost of age-segregation.</p>
The Los Angeles Times
July 4, 2008, 1pm PDT
<p>Satirist Stephen Colbert demands an explanation why the U.S. no longer has the world's tallest skyscrapers while construction is booming overseas.</p>
Comedy Central
June 30, 2008, 10am PDT
<p>The Economist reviews the state of America's crumbling civil infrastructure. With water, transit, bridge, and road systems failing, experts call for increased investment and careful planning.</p>
The Economist
June 26, 2008, 2pm PDT
<p>Inventor, visionary, and architect Buckminster Fuller used design to tackle problems including homelessness and environmental degradation.</p>
Democracy Now!
June 26, 2008, 10am PDT
<p>Architects are coming together to create innovative designs aimed at solving the world's tough humanitarian problems.</p>
PBS: Frontline