the burgess model is the circular catergory system that shows the land layout in a MEDC
part one: CBD
the cbd is the central business district
it mainly consists of shops as its function is usually retail. it tends to have high pollution levels as there is a lot of traffic
part two: INNER CITY
poor housing qaulity, densly packed as the land is expensive.
its function is residential and industrial as it used to be and sometimes still is home to factories
part three and four: INNER AND OUTER SUBURBS
cheap land, pre war housing. semi detached. less dense and mainly residential.
outer suburbs detached housing. residential and more spacous so less dense
part 5: RUF
RUF (rural urban fringe)
farms,shops, business. greenfield sites
multiple functions, agriculture, residential, retail
low density, where most of the green land is.