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GIS-based methodology for sustainable spatial planning at site level for hill areas: case study of a University Campus

Author Affiliations

  • 1Architecture Department, National Institute of Technology (NIT), Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh-177 005, India
  • 2School of Planning and Architecture (SPA), Vijayawada, India
  • 3Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology (NIT), Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh-177 005, India

Res. J. Recent Sci., Volume 8, Issue (4), Pages 63-68, October,2 (2019)

Abstract

Traditional spatial planning at the site level in hill areas was done manually based on the experience of a planner. With the increasing spectrum of spatial complexity in hill areas, the use of Geographic Information Systems(GIS) in spatial planning is increasing nowadays. GIS deal with spatial planning problems in a structured manner by optimizing the planning process. GIS has advanced to a stage where geospatial analysis techniques are mature enough to assist spatial planning decisions for hill areas. GISallows planners to plan, receive real-time feedback, and find probable impacts of the proposed planning decisions. The present study focuses on the development of a GIS-based methodology for sustainable spatial planning at the sitelevel for hill areas of developing countries like India. The developed GIS-based methodology has been executed on one of the proposed university campuses in hill areas.

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