Geography Land use models

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Burgess' Concentric Model
He assumed that new migrants to a city moved into the inner city areas due to
cheapest housing and employment
In his model housing quality and social class increase with distance
Hoyt's sector model
Hoyt emphasised the importance of transport routes and the incompatibility of
certain land uses
Sectors develop along important route ways,
Harris and Ullman's multiple nuclei model
Shows that cities do not have a single centre but that there are many
pre-existing centres

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As cities grow they incorporate some of these centres
o New centres may be planned for commercial, industrial and residential
o E.g.…read more


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