Digital Land: Integrating Technology into the Land Planning Process / Edition 1by James L. Sipes, Mark S. Lindhult
Pub. Date: 05/04/2007
It's your complete guide to design and planning as they relate to land and how digital technology fits into the process. Digital Land, Integrating Technology into the Land Planning Process, explains what digital tools are used to collect, assemble, and analyze information used to assess the suitability of both development and preservation. It also covers/i>
It's your complete guide to design and planning as they relate to land and how digital technology fits into the process. Digital Land, Integrating Technology into the Land Planning Process, explains what digital tools are used to collect, assemble, and analyze information used to assess the suitability of both development and preservation. It also covers scales of planning including regional, community, and neighborhood projects and shows how digital tools can be used to complete those projects better and faster. Case studies offer sound examples of how digital and traditional tools were used in specific planning projects. This book is ideal if you make or are interested in decisions about the use of land in your neighborhood, community, or region.
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Introduction.
Framework for Understanding Digital Data.
Stakeholders in the Planning and Design Process.
Digital Tools for the Land Planning Process.
Chapter 2 Gathering Digital Data.
The Need for Valid Data.
Database Management System Software.
Democratization of Data.
Mining for Data.
Digital Terrain and 3D Landforms.
Global Positioning System Technology.
Data Acquisition, Costs, and Management.
Chapter 3 Sharing, Storing, and Managing Data Networking.
Storage and Backup.
Disaster Recovery Planning.
Managing CAD Data.
Case Study: Sasaki Associates.
Case Study: Geller Devellis, Inc.
Chapter 4 Processing Digital Data.
Management and Production.
Importance of the Internet to the Design Community.
Visualizing the Land.
Case Study: Burlington Project.
Chapter 5 Integrating Digital Data.
Tools for Urban Planning.
Case Study: Using Google Earth to Share Geospatial Information.
Interactive Web Technology: Public Participation in Cyberspace.
Case Study: Sasaki Strategies.
Integrating Scientific Modeling and Simulations.
Case Study: Geller Devellis.
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