The map today is not only a means to locate, but became a tool to reflect on your data and information. The spatial dimension enriches the understanding that you can have on your information. Mapping is an effective medium to reveale space and territories that lie behind your data and change your view on a trend, your business, your organization ... Based on your data tables, your sketches, your ideas, we are creating maps that respect the rules of graphic semiology and your expectations. We take the time to listen to your needs and suggest appropriate mapping visualizations.
Dictionnaire de l''Inde contemporaine is a popular science book on India. looking at film industry, economy, political system, as well as rural areas, food and religions this book aims primarily to provide the reader with a multifaceted view on contemporary India. Religious dynamics, social movements, new artistic and intellectual form the cement of a new India cherishing its past. We have prepared a series of maps on minorities and religious groups in India.
US Foreign Policy and the War on Drugs: Displacing the Cocaine and Heroin Industry examines the geographic displacement of the illicit drug industry as a side effect of United States foreign policy. To reduce the supply of cocaine and heroin from abroad, the US has relied on coercion against farmers, traffickers and governments, but this has only exacerbated the world''s drugs problems. The findings clearly show that American foreign policy has been a major driving force behind the global spread of the illicit drug industry, calling for urgent revision. We have prepared a series of maps presenting the different ground surveys conducted by Cornelius Friesendorf around the world (Bolivia, Colombia...).
Collections of printed and visual materials on Islamic art, architecture and urbanism have been developed at MIT with assistance from AKPIA funds. The MIT collections concentrate on architecture and urban development in contemporary Islamic cultures. We have created a series of posters for the AKPIA on the spatial distribution of the Muslim population in different regions of India (Assam, Oud, Mewat ...).
Located in the heart of Mumbai, Dharavi is estimated to be the largest slum in Asia. For the past 20 years Marie-Caroline Saglio-Yatzimirsky has studied the mega-slum’s gradual transformation as a thriving trade centre, through an informal economy’s successful adaptation to global markets, in turn establishing an urban paradigm. We have designed a series of maps presenting Dharavi and Mumbai.
With an official population approaching fifteen million, Karachi is one of the largest cities in the world. It is also the most violent. For the past 10 years Laurent Gayer has studied the criminal and political violence that revolve around control of the city and its resources. We have designed maps presenting Karachi.
Muslims in Indian Cities Trajectories of Marginalisation examines the formation of muslims ghettos and enclaves in urban India through a set of political ethnographies. We have designed a series of maps locating Muslims neighbourhoods and research fields in eleven cities of India (Delhi, Aligarh, Jaipur,...).
As part of a research program on "Indian democratic renewal in question" Stephanie Tawa Lama-Rewal (CEIAS-CNRS) worked on the municipal elections in Delhi in 2007. We first developed a layer of information on municipal constituencies (with QGIS). We then produced a series of maps showing the results of municipal elections at different scales for measuring the link between election results and the presence of neighborhood associations.
The objectives of the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor (EDFC) Project for India are to provide additional rail transport capacity, improved service quality and higher freight throughput on the 343 km Khurja-Kanpur section of the Eastern rail corridor; and develop the institutional capacity of Dedicated Freight Corridor Corp (DFCCIL) to build and maintain the DFC infrastructure network. We are developing data visualizations and spatial analysis to help World Bank teams in identifying clusters of economic activities in Northern India and the possible impact of the EDFC on the region.
This collective publication edited by Harit Joshi and Anne Viguier follows a conference on cities and rivers in South Asia organised by INALCO in 2012 ("Ville et fleuve en Asie du Sud : regards croisés", Paris). We have designed a series of maps presenting the main cities, rivers and reliefs in South Asia.