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The Faculty of Urbanism / Urban Design
1st Year, sem 1, 2019-2020 | Compulsory Course | Hours/Week: 2L | ECTS Credits: 4

UP-154 | GIS Design (1)

Department: Urban and Landscape Design
Course Leaders:
prof.dr.arh Tiberiu Florescu
drd.urb. Radu Pătrașcu
Teaching Staff:
asist.dr.urb.peisag. Irina Pața
asist.drd.urb. Radu Pătrașcu
Learning outcomes:
• Ability to use geospatial tools to create, analyze and disseminate territorial information
• Create basic urban and territorial analysis using Geographical Information Systems
• Increasing the labor market integration of students
Content:
• Theoretical framework – types of data, results of GIS, functions and roles of GIS in urban and landscape planning.
• Database – downloading and working on open source platforms + importing data from other sources (.dxf)
• Changing / saving layer properties (graphics, colors, symbols, line types, etc.). Customizing markers depending on the attributes of entities, attribute ruled based selection
• Importing personalized markers (done in different vector programs) + publishing labels
• Working with tables of attributes - adding / deleting layer’s columns of attributes, differentiated selection of items on a layer based on an attribute
• Export QGIS map – print layout, labels, scale, legend
• Georeferencing raster images
• Capturing data (vector tools) + adding attributes to an existing layer form Excel file
• Utilizarera various plugins
Teaching Method:
Power point presentations and on studio exercises
Assessment:
Test evaluation 50% + 50% final exam
Bibliography:
http://www.qgistutorials.com/en/
http://www.digital-geography.com/

Data base:
http://data.gov.ro/dataset?q=Limite&sort=score+desc%2C+metadata_modified+desc
http://www.geo-spatial.org/download
https://mapzen.com/data/metro-extracts/metro/bucharest_romania/
http://www.naturalearthdata.com/downloads/
Illustration by Laura Cristea and Cristina Popescu
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