WIT Press


The Contribution Of GIS Technology For A Continuous Planning Process. Case Study: Patras University Campus

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/SPD030461

Volume

67

Pages

8

Published

2003

Size

1,066.43 kb

Author(s)

V. Pappas, E. Dimopoulou & N. Polydorides

Abstract

The contribution of GIs technology for a continuous planning process. Case study: Patras University Campus. V. Pappas, E. Dimopoulou, N. Polydorides Laboratory of Urban and Regional Planning, Department of Architecture, University of Patras, Greece Abstract The University of Patras was founded in the city of Patras in 1964 and started functioning in the academic year 1966 - 67. It is the third largest University in Greece and the fastest growing one with 18.500 undergraduate students, 2.000 post-graduate students, 670 teaching stuff, 400 teaching and research assistants and 370 administrative personnel. The University campus is seven kilometers east of the city and extents in a 2.4 sq. km. area. Nowadays, within the campus, are almost 230 concrete building units, in various sizes, serving different purposes and containing 115 lecture halls. The evolution of the campus is a continuous process and therefore a continuous effort for constructing new installations, upgrading and improving the lands

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