Geography - Urban Structure - Concentric Ring Model

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Geography - Urban Structure - Concentric Ring Mode

By Burgess in 1924.

Advantages:

- Easy to understand

- Economic Model

- Easy pattern to follow

Disadvantages:

- Assumed time wouldn't change

- Too simple

- Not aware of Gentrification

- Didn't realise the physical influences eg) Rivers, High land and Marshes

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Geography - Urban Structure - Concentric Ring Mode

By Burgess in 1924.

Advantages:

- Easy to understand

- Economic Model

- Easy pattern to follow

Disadvantages:

- Assumed time wouldn't change

- Too simple

- Not aware of Gentrification

- Didn't realise the physical influences eg) Rivers, High land and Marshes

2 of 3

Geography - Urban Structure - Concentric Ring Mode

Zones 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

The houses in Zone 3 are terraced but in zone 5 there is enough money to build large properties due to the high income on the outskirts.

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