Computer Aided Design and Geographic Information Systems Research Laboratory were established in 1987. The purpose of the establishment of the laboratory is to guide and educate undergraduate and graduate students of both departments within the faculty of architecture, how to benefit from information technologies regarding their profession. Beside educational studies, usage of information technologies on research and development again in both architectural and urban and regional planning fields are being supported. Since its establishment with its constantly developed and renewed hardware capacity, the BOAT_GIS laboratory plays an important role on the educational process among the faculty of architecture.