Changing Urban Environments
- Urbanisation is a global phenomenon - Different pace and causes of urbanisation in the rich and the poor world.
- Urban areas have a variety of functions and land uses - There are different functional parts of a settlement including locations of CBD, inner cuty, suburbs and rural-urban fringe. - There are aspects of urban living in a richer part of the world that need careful planning in order to support the population and the environment of cities and towns - Some issues that are facing urban areas:
Housing - The attemps to satisfy the increased housing needs of the population in different parts of the city.
Traffic - Impact of increased use of road transport on the…