L3 ap medc 2013 urban issues

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L3 ap medc 2013 urban issues

  1. 1. What are some of the issues facing people living in urban areas in rich parts of the world?
  2. 2. What issues can you see from these photos? Housing The Inner CityTraffic Multicultuiral Mix The CBD
  3. 3. 1. The Inner City • Different attempts to improve inner city areas;. – Urban Development Corporations (1980’s). Biggest project London Docklands. – City Challenge (1990’s). More involvement from private companies as well as gov’t • Sustainable communities now offer people a chance to live sustainably. This is when people live in areas where they work and living in affordable housing, with energy efficient homes.
  4. 4. 2. The CBD • Traditional _______ have to compete with the out of town retail parks with easy access and _____ parking. • High streets have to rebrand themselves as a vibrant shopping hub. • Sometimes roads have been ___________. A. High Streets free pedestrianized B. Shoppers expensive relaid C. Shoppers on-street closed
  5. 5. 3. Housing • Supply of housing – more and more people living in UK but not enough houses. • Demand risen due to ………………………………. and ………………………………… • Should homes be built on greenfield (…………….…………………………………………………..) or brownfield sites (……………………………… ………………………….)
  6. 6. Advantages of building on brownfield sites Advantages of building on green field sites 1. Easier to get planning permission 1. Nothing to clean so cheaper and quicker to prepare. 2. Utilities (water and electricity) already provided 2. Land is cheaper on outskirts. 3. Reduces commute for people who move in to the area. 3. More space for gardens and garages.
  7. 7. 4. Multicultuiral Mix • Immigrants _____ together which then creates __________. • Cluster due to; – Support from others – ‘Familiar’ _________ a. Live tension food b. cluster segregation culture
  8. 8. 5. Traffic • Greater demand for mobility means more of us on _____ creating congestion. • More wealth to buy _____ • Pollution, ______, impacts on ________ (respiratory problems) A. Railways cars tiredness people B. Roads stuff noise cars C. Roads Cars Noise Health
  9. 9. YOUR TURN! • You are going to produce an A3 poster summarising the issues facing Urban areas in MEDC’s using Birmingham as a case study. • Use the small booklet to help you independently produce your poster • Here's one I made earlier …
  10. 10. Issues in MEDC Urban Areas – What's happening in Birmingham? CBD •What's the problem? ……………………………………….. •What Birmingham Did? ……………………………….………. Inner City •What's the problem? ……………………………………….. •What Birmingham Did? ……………………………….………. Housing Issues What's the problem? ……………………………………….. What Birmingham Did? ……………………………….………. Traffic •What's the problem? ……………………………………….. •What Birmingham Did? ……………………………….………. Multicultural Mix •What's the problem? ……………………………………….. •What Birmingham Did? ……………………………….………. Add map Background info on B’ham box Background info all issues More preety photos of an issue Preety photo of an issue? More preety photos of an issue

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