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R9 What Is The Future For Sustainable Living Spaces


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R9 What Is The Future For Sustainable Living Spaces

  1. 1. What is the future for sustainable living spaces in rural britain? Create your own futuristic living space in rural Britain…
  2. 2. What are the potential options for the future? <ul><li>You should be able to assess the potential for ‘sustainable cities’ in rural Britain </li></ul><ul><li>You should evaluate the pros and cons of the effects of these in rural Britain </li></ul><ul><li>So, what are the options? </li></ul>
  3. 3. What do you think this is? <ul><li>This is an Algae Farm </li></ul><ul><li>They are large salt water ponds in which algae grows </li></ul><ul><li>Oil can be extracted from these algae on the site of the farm and transported to company bio diesel refineries via barge, rail or lorry </li></ul><ul><li>This is a sustainable method of producing fuel and these farms can be located practically anywhere- even on the outskirts of urban areas, as long as there is enough land </li></ul><ul><li>What do you think about these being constructed on green belt or green field land? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the SWOT of these? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Britain’s new eco-towns <ul><li>Eco towns are a controversial programme of sustainable new towns to be built on existing green field sites </li></ul><ul><li>13 areas are being considered for new eco towns, providing up to 15 000 homes in each location </li></ul><ul><li>Eco-towns have certain requirements for the environment, the economy and for people. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Britain’s new eco-towns <ul><li>The objectives of eco-towns were to offer the opportunity to achieve high standards of sustainable living while also maximising the potential for affordable housing. </li></ul><ul><li>They may be ‘zero-carbon’ developments </li></ul><ul><li>The environment: consider energy use, and where the energy is from </li></ul><ul><li>Economic issues: jobs should be within or near to the community </li></ul><ul><li>Social issues: communities need to support a secondary school (4000-5000 homes) they need to have a mixture of people. </li></ul>
  6. 6. What is the future for rural britain? <ul><li>Algae farms? </li></ul><ul><li>Eco-towns? </li></ul><ul><li>The rural areas need to be developed, but what should occur. Choose either the algae farms, or the idea of eco-towns and assess the possibilities for these in Britain, using the SWOT analysis in your booklet, and the information from the text book (purple p186-7) </li></ul>
  7. 7. What is the future for sustainable cities in britain? <ul><li>Do you think that this would work with all new communities/settlements </li></ul><ul><li>What is difficult about this idea? </li></ul>
  8. 8. More about Wiltshire… <ul><li>Back to page 22 (we didn’t get to finish this in my lesson, sorry!) </li></ul><ul><li>Recap </li></ul><ul><li>Social changes? </li></ul><ul><li>Economy affected? </li></ul>
  9. 9. Key ideas you say we pay! <ul><li>Social segregation </li></ul><ul><li>Gentrification </li></ul><ul><li>Urbanisation </li></ul><ul><li>Living spaces </li></ul><ul><li>Brownfield site </li></ul><ul><li>Rural idyll </li></ul><ul><li>Redevelopment </li></ul>