GIS for Sustainable Planning and Urban Design

Class Number: 10695

Fall 2019

GEOG 9033

1.6 CEUs


The course covers cartographic and analytic techniques in GIS to assist sustainable planning and urban design. The course begins with an intensive review of data resources and cartographic techniques for effective ¿existing conditions¿ maps. The remainder focuses on spatial analysis techniques to assist in sustainable planning and urban design. Topics include: (a) use of Network Analyst for generating `walksheds¿ and evaluating ¿walkability¿ (b) using GIS to calculate indicators of smart growth and complete streets for Transit Oriented Development (TOD); (c) ¿smart growth¿; land-use scenario planning analysis; and (d) use of 3D Analyst for building 3D models, flythroughs, and form based planning.
Class format: Approximately 50% lecture, 50% application.




Course fee: $395

Class Number: 10695

Refund Information

Refund Code Full Refund 75% Refund No Refund
CEL_2 Class dropped one day prior to class start day Class dropped on class start day Class dropped beyond class start day


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