GIS for Architects

Workshops at McGill’s Geographic Information Center for ARCH 684.

Instructor: Dr. Pablo Arroyo (Geography)

Oct 2   Tuesday 4-6 pm: Creating a basic map

Oct 9   Tuesday, 4-6 pm: Editing a Geo-database


Here are a few links that may be useful:

MIT Library’s ppt show and pdf guideline “GIS for Architects”

MIT’s GIS workshops:


Harvard GSD’s GIS manual:


A student paper on “Landscape Architecture and Evolving GIS” (Author: Dave Toms) which summaries the history of GIS, its uses and criticisms succinctly.


Architectural critic Mimi Zeiger’s rather promotional piece on GIS technology for architects:



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