Sky-High Design: How To Make A Bird-Friendly Building | NPR
I worked with illustrator Ayodha Ouditt and producer Andrew Prince on this interactive graphic outlining some architectural qualities that can make a building “bird-friendly” — or not. This was built with some simple jQuery and CSS.
Shiny glass buildings are a hallmark of modern architecture, but for birds, that shimmer can be deadly. Every year, an estimated 100 million to 1 billion birds die by flying into glass windows. By studying how birds interact with buildings, architects and ornithologists are trying to create special features designed to keep birds alive.