Archives by Month: December, 2016

Explore 3D Property Tax Data Yourself in 2016

One thing we’ve always wanted to do is transition the models and visualizations we come up with in our projects into a lasting resource. We have typically left communities with the data we produce and a written report. The challenge has been to share this information to its full potential. The 2D images we produce capture the… Continue Reading »

Compare the Tax Production of Different Kinds of Development in Your Own Community

Last week we shared our Story Map of Greater Des Moines with all of its maps, graphics, explanations, bells, and whistles. It turns out our friends at the Iowa Economic Development Authority have put some additional exciting resources. Along with an executive summary explaining the importance of this kind analysis to local governments they put together some instructions… Continue Reading »

Urban Tree Rings in Des Moines

I’ve been experimenting with animated mapping. Here’s a little sample of some work we did in Des Moines. Hopefully within the next week or so we’ll be able to share a more comprehensive take on this information in a new format we’re working on. The map at the top shows development as it comes online… Continue Reading »