Settlements Over Time What are the changes the settlement of Seoul, Shanghai and New York has made over 100 years?By.Jiyoung
What is a settlement? A settlement is a place where people live. Settlements always change.4 Kinds of changes of settlement - Shape - Function - Land Use - Number and type of people living
Settlement changes - Places South KoreaSeoul What changes in China these places have made ?Shanghai U.SNew York
SeoulSeoul is a capital city in Korea. Seoul is CBD (Central Business District) and inthere, all the financial/politic things are happening. In the past, the king livedthere so still, there are some palaces left. Nowadays, the president lives there.Seoul is the city which has the largest population in Korea, South. Seoul is locatedin the center of Korea. After 1960, with Korea’s financial developments, Seoulbegan to run urbanization (changing to the city -> More buildings, apartments,services, etc.) Now, Seoul is the most important part in Korea. Now, Seoul’s functionis resort town and market town. Map of Seoul
Seoul, in 1900 Seoul’s BuildingsSeoul was a lot different from nowadays in 100 years ago. There were somepalaces, and the houses were made of blocks or trees, including roof tile on it.Buildings were usually short, different from nowadays’ buildings which are tall,big and high. Seoul’s Transportations People began to use street car. It wasn’t very popular at that time, but some people used street car. People who did not ride street car walked to go place to place. People started to use street car since 1910, when the street car was running ordinarily. At 1921, 89,981 people (one day) used street car, even though in 1919, May 30th, 31, 781 people used street car. These data show us that when the time passed, more people started to use street car.
Seoul, in 1950 Seoul’s Buildings - Destroyed In 1950, June 25th, there was a war between North Korea and SouthKorea. Because of this war, many houses and buildings were destroyed. Houses which were not destroyed were rare to see. Palanquin Transportations In 1950, transportations also changed. Domestic bus appeared. Domestic bus was more comfortable than palanquin or just walking. Also, Diesel locomotive was used around 1950. It was adopted by U.S army while the war between South and North Korea. Domestic Bus
Seoul, in 2000Modern Buildings, HUGE CHANGE! A huge change started to appear in Seoul after 50 years. Different from old, short, small buildings and houses, modern big, tall, new apartments and buildings were built. They even built 60 floor buildings! Now, modern buildings are common than the traditional, old houses. Modern apartments and buildings made our lives easier, and it was part of a huge settlement change! Modern Transportation Palanquin KTX Transportation also changed over 50 years. Long ago, Korean used to ride horses or palanquin. However, nowadays people ride cars, buses, trains and subways. Faster and fashionable transportations appeared like KTX and it was a lot different from palanquin or horse. Cars and buses and all the transportation that we ride made our lives easier and more comfortable.
Seoul’s Changes When the time past in Seoul, Seoul’s settlement has developed. 100 years ago, there 100 years changed Seoul a lot. was less services. Old, short and unfashionable Nowadays, we are houses and buildings turned into surrounded by many new, tall and fashionable services. When there isbuildings. In the past, people used a fire, fire-fighter might trees or blocks to make a house. come and help people However, it changed over 100 and that wasn’t ayears. People use glasses, cements, common scene beforeconcretes, etc. Now, people create 100 years. beautiful houses with gardens, too. Also, 100 years ago, people ride street car, which was similar with bus nowadays. People weren’t able to ride cars or subways which were faster/more comfortable than the streetcar/walking. Nowadays, people are still working on making better (faster) transportation which might help people to be more comfortable. These new type of transportations were part of settlement change.
ShanghaiShanghai is the biggest cityin China. Shanghai is veryimportant city because it isa port, with financial,information, trade andscience technology. NearShanghai, there is anentrance to get into the Shanghai mapsea. Trade helps Shanghaiwith finance. Shanghai’seconomy grew really fast.Shanghai is the city with themost developed at trading,even long ago. Nowadays,Shanghai’s function is portand resort town. Shanghai is a port
Shanghai, in 1900Shanghai’s Buildings In 1900, Shanghai’s houses were made of woods or blocks, just like Seoul did. Shanghai’s houses also had roof tile on it, and there were no apartments. Shanghai’s Transportations Shanghai was a port. Shanghai was located near the sea, so it was easy to trade with other country. At this time, Shanghai didn’t have an advanced sea transportation. There were many wooden boats.
Shanghai, in 1950 Shanghai’s Buildings Hong Kong and Shanghai BankIn 1950, some old buildings were still left, but soon buildings changed. They developed too. Shanghai’s building started to look like western. People began to build taller houses/buildings after 50 years. Shanghai’s Transportations In 1950, more cars appeared in Shanghai. Shanghai has developed over 50 years. Shanghai kept its function as a port. They traded with other countries even 50 years after, and their industries has developed, too.
Shanghai, in 2000 Shanghai’s buildings Interesting buildings started to be built in Shanghai after 50 years. People began to build tall towers. Fashionable and unique buildings started to appear. Now, most people in Shanghai live in buildings, which is taller than the houses in 100 years ago. Shanghai’s Transportation Shanghai’s port developed a lot. Instead of wooden boats, cruise and huge port has appeared in Shanghai. Now, Shanghai’s port is the largest port in the world. Not only port, new roads have been created in Shanghai.
Shanghai’s Changes When the time past, Shanghai’s settlementchanged. 100 years ago, Shanghai’s houses were old and unfashionable, like most countries did. However in 1950, Shanghai’s building has changed a little. The buildings were taller than 50 years ago and its style mixed with western a little. After another 50 years past, Shanghai’s buildings were taller, bigger and its style was mixed with western a lot. Not only ships, (sea transportation) cars and other land transportations have developed in shanghai. Transportations also affected the changes of Shanghai’s settlement. Shanghai’s function was a port, and the sea transportations were developed. 100 years ago, people made wooden ships. After 50 years, more ships, roads and cars appeared in Shanghai. Now, Shanghai’s port is the biggest in the world. (2004) Now, instead of wooden ships, cruise and other huge ships are traveling the world.
New YorkNew York City is located in theNortheastern United States. NewYork is the most populous in UnitedStates. It is the largest city in theUSA and it has a significant impacton global commerce, finance,media, culture, art, fashion,research, education, andentertainment. New York is one ofthe three ‘command centers’ forthe world economy. New York Cityhas developed theirtransportations, economy, buildingsand services. It is a developed city.Its buildings are fashionable and ithas convenient services. Now, NewYork’s function is resort town, port,industrial and market town.
New York, in 1900 New York’s Buildings New York’s buildings were made of blocks in 1900. It wasn’t very short at that time; it was pretty tall. Some buildings looked like an apartment but some buildings didn’t. The building was quite fashionable.New York’s Transportations In 1900, there were taxi cabs. Different from other cities, many transportations were in the roads; it was pretty crowded. In addition, Gasoline omnibus appeared. These transportations made people’s life easier and more comfortable.
New York, in 1950New York’s BuildingsIn 1950, higher buildings appeared in New York. More buildings were built than 50 years ago. The buildings were more fashionable and modern than 50 years before. New York’s Transportations New York’s transportations also changed. Cars appeared and taxi has developed. Taxi looked similar with nowadays. Not only transportations, more roads have been created. Transportations have developed over 50 years.
New York, in 2000 New York’s Buildings Now, New York’s building are really fancy and modern. Some New York’s buildings are in interesting shapes. Taller and more fashionable buildings are making building forest in New York.New York’s Transportations New York’s transportations developed, too. Many cars in the street made traffic jam. New York’s developed transportations made people comfortable, but also uncomfortable. Buses, cars and subways are common in New York now. Subways are really developed in New York.
New York’s Changes New York is a developed city. In there, there are many developed transportations and buildings. Tall buildings appeared in New York before Seoul and Shanghai did, and it was a fast development. New York’s settlement grew fast, but it didn’t change a lot as Seoul and Shanghai did. Especially, New York’s buildings were really similar even though the time passed. New York’s transportation changed. Almost every transportation in New York is fast. Subway is the most developed transportation in New York, and it made people’s lives easier and comfortable.
Settlement Changes - AdvantageHousesJobsFoodLess time & Money to travelBetter ServiceActivities
Settlement Changes - DisadvantageTrafficAir/Water pollutionWasted landsCrime & VandalismExpensive land