Smart Architectural Site Analysis using Remote Sensing and GIS

Volume: 10 | Issue: 01 | Year 2024 | Subscription
International Journal of Architecture and Infrastructure Planning
Received Date: 04/17/2024
Acceptance Date: 06/10/2024
Published On: 2024-07-20
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By: Avitesh Vaishnavi Nayak

Assistant Professor, School of Art and Architecture, Sushant University, Gurugram, India


Site study is essential for successful architectural projects to meet their physical and regulatory settings. Recent advances in remote sensing and GIS have changed site analysis for professionals. Smart architecture site analysis uses remote sensing and GIS to collect, analyse, display, monitor, and aid decisions. Satellite, aerial, and LiDAR data provide a complete site picture. Characterising terrain, land cover, vegetation, and environmental factors helps architects evaluate site suitability and design integration. Remote sensing helps with urban expansion, environmental impact, and land-use assessments by tracking site changes. The complex world of architectural site creation is simplified by GIS technologies for proximity analysis, suitability assessment, and regulatory compliance. These technologies help architects gain data-driven insights, optimise design decisions, and develop harmonious, sustainable, and responsive architectural solutions. A paradigm shift towards ecologically conscientious and well-informed constructed environments will occur when Remote Sensing and GIS are used in architecture.

Keywords: Remote Sensing, Architecture, Technology, Future updates, Smart tools 



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