Ledc Urban Structure

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Ledc Urban Structure

  1. 4. Zone of Maturity Elite Residential Sector A mixture of Shanty Settlements Newly-built Shanties (Spontaneous Settlements) River Valleys, Steep Slopes: Prone to flooding and landslides SPINE DISAMENITY DISAMENITY CBD
  2. 7. <ul><li>CBD </li></ul><ul><li>Offices, shops, traffic congestion, old town square, administration/Government buildings. </li></ul><ul><li>Similar to a Central Business District in an MEDC </li></ul>
  3. 11. <ul><li>Zone of Maturity </li></ul><ul><li>Old colonial style houses with walled gardens and security guards. </li></ul><ul><li>Embassies are often located here. </li></ul>
  4. 14. <ul><li>Spine </li></ul><ul><li>Main road/transport route from CBD to city edge and beyond. </li></ul><ul><li>Could be route to airport on city edge. </li></ul>
  5. 18. <ul><li>Elite Residential Sector </li></ul><ul><li>Modern high-rise flats for high classes. </li></ul><ul><li>May contain local shopping centres (covered, air-con). </li></ul>
  6. 22. <ul><li>Mixture of Shanty settlements </li></ul><ul><li>Established first generation shanty houses </li></ul><ul><li>Permanent brick built structures </li></ul><ul><li>Possess basic amenities (water, electricity, drainage system). </li></ul>
  7. 26. <ul><li>Newly-built shanty housing </li></ul><ul><li>Known as spontaneous settlements, bustees (India), favelas (Latin America). </li></ul><ul><li>Quickly and simply constructed huts using basic materials (wood, corrugated iron, plastic sheeting). </li></ul><ul><li>No formal amenities (stand piped water, illegally wired up electricity, no waste disposal). </li></ul>
  8. 29. Back
  9. 30. <ul><li>Disamenity </li></ul><ul><li>Unwanted, poor quality land: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>near factories (pollution) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>rivers (flooding) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>steep slopes (landslides) </li></ul></ul>
  10. 31. Zone of Maturity Elite Residential Sector A mixture of Shanty Settlements Newly-built Shanties (Spontaneous Settlements) River Valleys, Steep Slopes: Prone to flooding and landslides Land Use Model for LEDC City CBD SPINE DISAMENITY DISAMENITY

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