The city of Gothenburg, Sweden, has taken a novel approach to getting locals involved in the planning process. Instead of relying only on public meetings and design charrettes, the city has developed an interactive and photorealistic 3D map that residents can use to drop in suggestions and ideas for improving their city.

The city of Gothenburg, Sweden, has taken a novel approach to getting locals involved in the planning process. Instead of relying only on public meetings and design charrettes, the city has developed an interactive and photorealistic 3D map that residents can use to drop in suggestions and ideas for improving their city.

Caribou Coffee launched new hot breakfast sandwiches. The Colle+McVoy agency created ovens out of transit shelters, including real heat to showcase their new menu items. This was especially beneficial during wintertime in Minnesota. This company goes above and beyond to introduce their product in such an innovative and interactive way.

Caribou Coffee launched new hot breakfast sandwiches. The Colle+McVoy agency created ovens out of transit shelters, including real heat to showcase their new menu items. This was especially beneficial during wintertime in Minnesota. This company goes above and beyond to introduce their product in such an innovative and interactive way.

Why Not Walk It? London Olympic Map. Map targeted for the visitors of the 2012 London Summer Olympic games - specifically designed for pedestrian tourists

Why Not Walk It? London Olympic Map. Map targeted for the visitors of the 2012 London Summer Olympic games - specifically designed for pedestrian tourists

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Researchers at the University of Connecticut undertake a painstaking survey of parking infrastructure in cities

Counting Parking Spots, From Above

Researchers at the University of Connecticut undertake a painstaking survey of parking infrastructure in cities

A comparison from left to right of the current MTA map, the Kick Map, and Vignelli's map

A comparison from left to right of the current MTA map, the Kick Map, and Vignelli's map

New Maps Visualize Accessibility. Consider a map that captures how many jobs can I reach in half an hour? How many grocery stores are accessible by car within five minutes? Which neighborhoods in town enable the greatest accessibility, by public transit, to really good restaurants?

This Map Wants to Change How You Think About Your Commute

New Maps Visualize Accessibility. Consider a map that captures how many jobs can I reach in half an hour? How many grocery stores are accessible by car within five minutes? Which neighborhoods in town enable the greatest accessibility, by public transit, to really good restaurants?

Where Bicycles Are Stolen in San Francisco

Where Bicycles Are Stolen in San Francisco

GovHack AU 2013

GovHack AU 2013

Melbourne stereotype map - so fabulous if you know and love Melbourne!

Melbourne stereotype map (via @MitchellToy on twitter)

Melbourne stereotype map - so fabulous if you know and love Melbourne!

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