Data Short Story

From Mönchenglad­bach to Cologne to Ham­burg: The wet­ter, the bet­ter.

Does looking at the proportional amount of recreational space (recreation areas, forest area, water expanse) in a zoning-plan point to the Quality of Life?

Looking at 3 german cities I’ve lived in, suggests it doesn’t. My personal ranking would be Hamburg (my current Hometown), Cologne, Mönchengladbach (that’s where I grew up). The only thing that stands out is water.

  • Jim Vallandingham, Recreating Old Visualizations with New Technology, 2011,
  • David Rumsey Map Collection, Proportion leading nationality by cities.,