GSD Course Bulletin - Fall 2013 - SES-05344


05344: Maps and Mapping (at FAS) (SES 0534400)

Landscape Architecture
Lecture - 4 credits
Monday Wednesday 11:00 - 12:00   Harvard Hall 102


Charles Waldheim, Matthew Wilson

Course Description

Maps are often the most effective way to stimulate spatial reasoning and provoke new understandings about our world's phenomena. This course introduces contemporary map design, geographic informations systems (GIS) and spatial analysis; our emphasis will be on the concepts and techniques that empower new spatial insights into our world.

An additional two hour lab section will be scheduled.

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