Data Sculpture Visualises Climate Change

Data Sculpture Visualises Climate Change
Design

Mitchell Whitelaw has crafted a long form data scultpure of the last 150 years of Australian Weather Data

Stephen Fortune
  • 29 september 2010

We’ve reported on weather data visualisation before on PSFK, but Mitchell Whitelaw has adopted a long view to meteorological information in his recent data sculpture Measuring Cup.

The sculpture casts each year of Sydney Meteorological data as one horizontal layer of the cup, with the bottommost representing 1859 and the rim of the cup encompassing 2009. The piece accomplishes a subtle reflection upon the increasing impact humans now have upon the planet.

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