Managing Urban Change Key question 1

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Key Question One

Case Studies 

Leeds, Rio.

Leeds/Rio function;

Industrial;

Historically the Textile centre in the world.

Now has Legal serivces, (Six of the largest firms out of london)

Building Societies (Yorshire is the centre for them)

Expanding on telephone-based professional services

Historically The diamond centre for South America 

Used to trade sugar, how city formed around port.

Now has a large Tourism and Finacial industry

Recreation and Leisure;

25 minute drive for Yorkshire dales

Leeds festival

Cruises

Concorvado Mountain 'statue of Christ'

Beaches (Near tropic of Capricorn)

Maracana Stadium 

2016 Olympics

Commercial;

The trinity centre

Mills renovated into boutique hotels

La Americans football stadium

Housing residential;

Old victorian factories renovated into luxury flats

High class gated residentials into the centre of Rio

La Barra suburb

La Favellas

Land use patterns that develop in urban areas;

Rio/Leeds

CBD district (Central Business district); 

Large shops and offices, Resturants, cafes,theatres ect.

Luxury housing, bussinesses ect

Outer suburb;

housing estates, new shopping centres, parks and other areas.

Favellas, recent informal housing LEDC.

Industry;

Old industrial

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