Visualization purists will reject this. It’s mossy — as in moss.
At first glance, it’s a visualization. It represents parks, forests, rivers, and lakes in Berlin, Germany. On further examination, you want to touch it.
The mossy-viz idea seems to have begun when Sebastian Meier sought a more sensual experience than he could give with an ordinary map. Meier, who works at at the Interaction Design Lab, part of the University of Applied Sciences in Potsdam, Germany, begins his explanation this way.
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Most visualizations use the two-dimensional plane of paper or screens, even when visualizing spatial (three-dimensional) data. Green Berlin explores the opportunity space of tangible artefacts, created with rapid prototyping techniques, in this case a laser cutter.