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Urban Morphology
Geographers have tries to explain the pattern of city growth
using models. It's very unlikely that all cities exactly fit the
model, but models do help us explain why a town or city
grows ina particular way. Each town or city is different,
growing in it's own distinctive…

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redeveloped with high rise flats and lots of open space in between. Characteristics of this area include:

Undeveloped Areas Developed Areas
19th Century Very dated design
Narrow Streets High density of residents
No car parking Indoor toilets, running water, central heating
Chimneys Corridors bred crime
Identical housing Harder access

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Rural-Urban Fringe
In the rural urban fringe different land uses can be found.

Executive Housing
Retail parks
Private and Council housing
Low land values
Low population density
Building on Greenfield sites


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