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place attachment is the bonding of people to places and it comes in 2 forms, what are they?
practical/functional- gives you the things you need somewhere to live, work, fifood, water. and Emotional attachment- involves the feelings, moods and emotions that people have about certain places.
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what factors affect living spaces
social, economic, political, environmentl.
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what is gentrification?
where wealthier people move into the area and carry out house improvments.
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what is social segregation?
richer people live in certain areas and less well of families in others.
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what is the spiral of multiple deprivation?
one problem leading to another and a place does downhill.
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what are urba areas like in developed countries?
high densities of people, good public transport, high number of shops, high speed internet broadcasting.
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what are urban areas like in developing countries?
very high densitys of people, may live in illegal spontaneous settlements, some public transport.
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what are rural areas like in developed countries
fewer shops, lower density of transport, higher levels of car ownership, lower speed internet, no cable.
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what are rural areas like in developing countries?
very poor public transport systems, many people employed in agriculture, poverty common, disease and poor educational facilities, limited or no services eg telephone, electricity.
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what is the rural idyll?
the image that people have of rural life in developed countries, they imagine close communities with less tracif and crime near the countryside with pubs and villiage shops.
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what is the problem with rural areas for developed countries?
housing has become expensive beyond most peoples reach.
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why do rural areas in developing countries struggle? what is it known as?
because young people leave in search for jobs and families leave to find schooling for their children. known as RURAL- URBAN MIGRATION.
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What is better about urban areas in developing countries?
healthcare is better, moe hospitals and cotors.
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what are some stresses of moving area?
few emplyment prospects, high cost of living, too far for family or friends, too noisy/queit.
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what are some strains of moving area?
better employment, cheaper housing, better road or rail links, better weather.
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why is spain particularly attractive as a retirement location?
it has a warmer climate than the uk, housing prices are lower, lower heating costs, part of an expat community.
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what is reurbanisation?
moving back to the city?
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why do people move back to the city?
young people or retired. both are relitivly well off they are attracted back to the centres of cities for some reasons which are similar and some that are different.
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reurbanisation reasons for young people?
good nightlife, close to work, high quality shopping
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old peoples reasons for reurbanisation?
may be close to friends of family, flats likely to have no gardens, minimal aintenance, good places to eat.
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what are the functions of green belts?
to check the sprawl of cities like london, to protect the surrounding countryside from further development, preveneting neighbouring cities from merging into eachother.
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what are green belts?
an area of open land around a city which is protected from development.
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how are tokoyo using space well?
they build upwards and have small areas to live in.
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what is the alice city?
an underground city
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why are some cities unsustainable?
they **** in and consume enourmous quantities of resources and have big eco footprints, the produce large amounts of wastewhich is got rid of in surrounding rivers, land and air.
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urban living spaces have problems with...?
waste disposal, air and water pollution, traffic ques.
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what so sustainable stratagies in urban areas include?
economic and social sustainability.
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what is economic sustainability?
means allowing people to have access to a reliable income.
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what is social sustainablility?
means allowing people to have a reasonanly quality of life with oppertunities to acheive their potentiial.
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what sustainable stratagies can an urabn area use?
usiong green spaces, recycling water, reducing reliance on fossil fuels and rethinking transport, involve local communities and provide a range of emplyment.
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what is a good role model for a sustainable city?
curitiba in brazil
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what is a compact community?
another attempt to reduce the environmental impact of our living spaces
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what happens in ecoovila in brazil?
it is an eco villiage, all the houses face the sun to soak up all its energy, solar panels provide hot water. houses are naturally cooled by air flows in underground chambers. local materials are used like bamboo and clay bricks.
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what are biofuels?
a big hope for the future. make fuels from the energy made my plants during photosynthesis, PERTOSUN IN USA opened biofuels farm of saltwater ponds they extract algae oil and trasport it into a company biodeisel.
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what else do petrosun do?
workig on an algae based fuel for miliarty use. one day algae technology could also provide fuel for home heating.
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what do key features of eco towns in the uk include?
consider energy use, economic issues- jobs should be accessible, social issues secondary schools.
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what are greenfield sites?
areas curretly used for agriculture or left to nature.
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