Changing Urban Environments

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  • Created on: 19-04-17 16:50

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


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