UP-154 GIS Design (1)

The Faculty of Urban Planning / Urban Design
1st Year, sem 1, 2022-2023 | Compulsory Course | Hours/Week: 2L | ECTS Credits: 4
Urban and Landscape Design
Course Leaders:
asist.dr.urb. Radu Pătrașcu
prof.dr.arh Tiberiu Florescu
Teaching Staff:
asist.dr.urb. Radu Pătrașcu asist.dr.urb. Alexandra Colțoș
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


• 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


Mid-semester test evaluation (40%) + Final exam (60%).

Requirements for passing the course: minimum 5,00 average final grade, minimum 5,00 at the final exam.




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