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An Addictive Tool Tracks the Explosive Expansion of the World's Megacities


An Addictive Tool Tracks the Explosive Expansion of the World s Megacities CityLab

To get a clear picture of the Big Banglike expansion of the world's largest metropolises, look no further than "The Age of Megacities," an engaging Esri project that shows urban borders swelling over the last 100 years.

As noted on the wonderful siteĀ Maps Mania, the Esri team has selected 10 international cities to show the wind-whistling clip of modern development. For instance, here's the urban extent of Chicago in 1915.

An Addictive Tool Tracks the Explosive Expansion of the World s Megacities CityLab

An Addictive Tool Tracks the Explosive Expansion of the World s Megacities CityLab

Source: http://www.citylab.com/design/2014/10/an...

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This isn't population. This is OVER population.

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