Land use in urban environments

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  • Land use in urban environments
    • Functions
      • Commerce
      • Industry
      • Residential
      • Open spaces
    • Central Business District
      • Shops, offices, banks
    • Inner suburb
      • Semi-detatched houses, built in 1920's and 30's
    • Outer suburb
      • Many large, modern houses as well as modern industry and large shops
    • Housing
      • Problems
        • 35% increase in households
          • 240,000 houses to be built every year
        • Not enough houses
          • Divorces and seperations
          • Aging population
      • Solutions
        • Greenfield sites
          • Nice areas
          • Less poluted
          • Easy access
          • Cheaper to build on
          • More space for gardens
          • New sites do not need clearing
        • Brownfield sites
          • Ground is ready for building on
          • Pipework/electric already exists
          • Easier planning permission
          • Cuts commuting
          • Sites aren't left empty
          • Near to shops/entertainment
          • Roads already exist
    • Inner city
      • Closure of industry
      • Low quality of independent shops
      • Litter and vandalism
      • Social deprivation
      • Unemployment
      • Urban decay
      • Racial tension
      • Deindustrialisation
      • Terraced houses, factories
      • Migration
      • Lack of investment
      • Poor transport links
      • Lack of investment
  • Inner city
    • Closure of industry
    • Low quality of independent shops
    • Litter and vandalism
    • Social deprivation
    • Unemployment
    • Urban decay
    • Racial tension
    • Deindustrialisation
    • Terraced houses, factories
    • Migration
    • Lack of investment
    • Poor transport links
    • Lack of investment

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