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Data visualitzations

In this section you can view our user's best data Visualizations.

Monday, 25 July, 2016

Ferran Pérez Gamonal , a final-year student of audiovisual systems engineering at the UPC School of Telecommunications Engineering, has spent the months prior to his graduation working on the Open Data BCN project at the IMI (Municipal Institute of Information Technology).

Wednesday, 13 July, 2016

Iban Tarrés, a geographer and GIS specialist, has produced a map of free Wi-Fi hotspots in Barcelona. This visual display has been created thanks to the information set published on the Open Data BCN portal. The map shows areas with more or less access point density

Monday, 11 July, 2016

Lluís Esquerda , a data extraction professional who we have already interviewed in the section “User experiences”, has used data published on Open Data BCN to produce the Barcelona Bicing status map. You can see the number of bikes available at each of the stations spread around the city in real time.

Tuesday, 22 September, 2015

The architecture studio 300.000 Km/s has produced the interactive map Geographies of innovation, a visual display of the various innovative initiatives currently under way in Barcelona.

Monday, 7 September, 2015

Carlos Carrasco,a researcher from the Cities in Motion centre at the IESE Business School and a member of, has produced a visual display of open data on public transport accessibility in Barcelona (metro, bus, FGC and Tram) depending on the distance and resident population density in each block. Carrasco used portal data to determine the boundaries and population of the blocks, and the geolocalisation of the public transport stops.

Wednesday, 11 March, 2015

The publication of the information set on accidents dealt with by the police (Guàrdia Urbana) in Barcelona has generated visualisations of high quality by various portal users. The information in the set used for the visualisations allows us to see the different parameters relating to the accidents dealt with by the Guàrdia Urbana in Barcelona in 2014.

Wednesday, 11 March, 2015

The 300.000 Km/s studio carried out the atNight project to reflect on the features that define Barcelona’s nightscape. One of the mappings that came out of this initiative is the one below, entitled “Movement vs. Density”, which seeks to illustrate how road space and private space correspond. To achieve that, a layer generated from the geolocalised routes of part of Barcelona’s taxi fleet is contrasted with the population density by block taken from the Open Data BCN portal.

Friday, 20 February, 2015

Carlos Carrasco, a researcher from the Cities in Motion centre at the IESE Business School and a partner at has created a visual display of the population density at block level in Barcelona, based on data supplied by the city’s Open Data portal. Carrasco, a data visualisation enthusiast, has produced up to four different visualisations of this concept: with and without the street guide included, and with and without areas of less density.

Tuesday, 27 January, 2015

The geographer Juanjo Vidal has produced a visual display of roadside trees in Barcelona based on data published on the city’s Open Data portal, which has more than 170,000 entries. It should be borne in mind that the roadside tree concept corresponds to trees by the side of roads. Therefore, it does not include either park or area trees, as these are treated differently.