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The Awards > The OS OpenData Award 2013

The OS OpenData Award
Ordnance Survey have provided the British Cartographic Society (BCS) with an award to encourage excellence in cartographic design and the innovative and exciting use of OS OpenData. The award will be made annually or exceptionally at other times as may be determined by the Council of BCS. It will be given for the most outstanding cartographic use of OS OpenData presented for consideration. Entries will be considered by a panel of judges from Ordnance Survey. The panel will judge the entries on their innovative use of OS OpenData, fitness of the mapping for the declared purpose and the overall cartographic quality and design.

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WINNER
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Presentation Ashley Clough from PARALLEL
Interactive UK Healthcare Data Visualisation’

Parallel are a company creating websites, apps and maps and their award-winning entry is entitled ‘OS OpenData backgrounds and overlays for interactive UK healthcare visualisation’.
It is a contextual web map ‘zoom stack’ in a consistent style with boundary overlays, built using open source tools and the following OS OpenData products: OS VectorMap District, Meridian 2, Strategi, OS Terrain 50 and Boundary-Line. They have also used our Linked Data service for the search tool.

Ordnance Survey's Dr Vanessa Lawrence CB, presents the award to Ashley Clough of Parallel


HIGHLY COMMENDED
Caroline Robinson of Clear Mapping
‘SUMMER IN FEBRUARY’ film estate maps

A commendation certificate was awarded to runner-up Caroline Robinson of Clear Mapping Co. She used OS StreetView and OS VectorMap District to produce some wonderful hand-drawn maps based on the style of old (c.1900) Ordnance Survey maps as estate office props for the film ‘Summer in February’.


Photography by Martin Lubikowski @MLDesign
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