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LIVING SPACES
Reasons why urban areas are in demand e.g. Manchester or London
Good healthcare facilities
Good educational facilities
Wide variety of shops
Tourism
Good infrastructure
Entertainment: football stadium, cinema, museums
Jobs, particularly in the tertiary industry
Good public transport
Good transport links: airport, motorways, M6 in Manchester
Lots of…

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Sustainable cities in MEDCS e.g. new towns such as Milton Keynes or eco-towns in the UK




Qualities of Good Living Spaces
What affects people's opinions?
Knowledge and Perception
Age/ Stage in the life cycle
Gender
Class/Income/Wealth/Job
Location
Religion/Culture
Family structure and ages
Mobility
Counter urbanisation in MEDCs
Factor Advantages
Economic…

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Pressures and Impacts on popular and growing living spaces
Rural Areas
Demand for housing: need to build more houses
Loss of agricultural land: lower income for farmers
Pressure on services through higher demand: school, doctors
Traffic congestion: infrastructure can't cope
Commuting: air pollution
Second home: empty off peak
Change in…

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