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London: the Information Capital
Author: James Cheshire

ISBN: 9781846148477
Format: Hardcover
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 2 January 2015
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.8 x 28.7 x 2.2
Description:
Which borough of London is the happiest?
Where are the city's tweeting hot spots?
How many animals does the fire brigade save each year?
Where should you stand on the Tube?
Which London residents have left their mark on history?
Where are the most haunted houses (and pubs)?
What makes London the information capital?

Geographer James Cheshire and designer Oliver Uberti could tell you, but they'd rather show you. Combining data with stunning design, this book shows us the city as we've never seen it before-from who lives the longest to how flights stack over Heathrow, from 'The Knowledge' of a cabbie to the territories of London's thirteen football tribes. The result? One hundred portraits of an old city in a very new way.

About the Author

Dr. James Cheshire is a geographer with a passion for London and big data. His award-winning maps have appeared in the Guardian and the Financial Times as well as on his popular blog, Mapping London. James is currently a lecturer at University College London and a Fellow of the Royal Geographica...

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