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

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Here are a few links that may be useful:

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

http://libraries.mit.edu/files/gis/gis4architects_oct2011_post.pdf

http://libraries.mit.edu/files/gis/gisforarch_fall2011.pdf

MIT’s GIS workshops: http://libguides.mit.edu/content.php?pid=347508&sid=2844939

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Harvard GSD’s GIS manual:

http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/gis/manual/design_info/index.htm

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

http://shiftncsu.files.wordpress.com/2010/06/future-application-of-evolving-gis-technology.pdf

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

http://www.architectmagazine.com/technology/meet-the-geodesigner.aspx

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