urban planning

Free Urban Planning GIS Exercises

An open access book focusing on the use of GIS in sustainable urban planning and management includes six chapters containing…

July 8, 2019

Using GIS to Study Gentrification

Given the phenomenon of gentrification happening in many cities across the United States in particular, recent municipal governments have begun…

March 28, 2018

Sub-surface Mapping

Projecting your data onto a 3D representation of the earth allows for a convex representation of your data in a…

November 24, 2017

Comprehensive Guide to Integrating GIS Into Local Government Released

A new book offers a comprehensive insight into integrating enterprise GIS systems into local government. “Strategic GIS Planning and Management…

December 19, 2016

Automatic Acquisition of 3D City Models

This concept paper on the automatic acquisition of 3D city models was written by Venugopalan Nair who is the Senior…

December 19, 2016

GIS in Urban Planning

Frank Stafford, a graduate of Cambridge University with a background in Civil Engineering writes about why GIS is being used…

November 7, 2014

You Are Here: Data Visualizations at the Hyperlocal Level

The Social Computing Group at the MIT Media Lab has launched an ambitious hyperlocal cartography project called "You Are Here" which has a goal…

April 11, 2014

The Urban Observatory Uses GIS to Seek to Better Understand Cities

The Urban Observatory is a live museum that allows access to a large amount of data about major cities around…

August 3, 2013

What is Geodesign?

Recent progress with the use of technology to analyse data from various sorts to a very fine level of granularity…

July 11, 2013

Object Oriented Image Analysis For Urban Development and Management

The research topic is land cover mapping with object oriented image analysis approach. The research took urban conglomeration of Vijayawada…

October 28, 2013