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Urban models in led cs


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Urban models in led cs

  1. 1. Urban models in LEDCs How does land use compare to MEDC urban areas?
  2. 2. Which side of the wall would you like to live on? Why?
  3. 3. Imagine an LEDC city…. How will it be different to an MEDC city? How will it be similar?
  4. 4. MEDC or LEDC?
  5. 5. A
  6. 6. B
  7. 7. C
  8. 8. D
  9. 9. E
  10. 10. F
  11. 11. G
  12. 12. H
  13. 13. I
  14. 14. Urban land use in LEDC cities <ul><li>Q) Describe the pattern of land-use in a typical LEDC urban area. </li></ul>
  15. 15. LEDC land use model INDUSTRY
  16. 16. Urban land-use in LEDCs <ul><li>Use the diagram on Geog.GCSE p 186 to help with the Qs </li></ul><ul><li>Exam Qs: </li></ul><ul><li>Describe & explain how land use in LEDC cities is different to that in MEDC cities. (3marks) </li></ul><ul><li>Where is the best quality housing found in LEDCs? Why here? (2marks) </li></ul><ul><li>Where are shanty towns/ favelas located? Explain why. (3marks) </li></ul>
  17. 17. LEDC cities Take a trip through Mumbai. Shout out the zones. Urban Earth Mumbai
  18. 18. How does Mumbai compare to Portsmouth? What land use model does it fit?
  19. 19. What similarities / differences do you notice? Will Mumbai have a similar land use pattern to Portsmouth? Why?
  20. 20. Slumming It <ul><li>Mind map factfile on Mumbai / Dharavi </li></ul><ul><li>What perception of Mumbai do you get? </li></ul><ul><li>How would a trip to an LEDC city compare to an MEDC city? </li></ul>Slumming It Slumming It 2
  21. 21. Useful facts on Mumbai <ul><li>Population 13.8 million London 7.5million </li></ul><ul><li>Mumbai is richest city in India, average income £2’780 per person UK £34’000 </li></ul><ul><li>Population density massive: 29’000 people per km sq (1million per km sq in Dharavi). London 4’800 people per km sq </li></ul>
  22. 22. What problems are experienced in LEDC cities? Exam Q: “ What are the social, environmental and economic problems experienced in LEDC cities?” (5marks)
  23. 23. LEDC case study: Rio de Janeiro <ul><li>Brazil's south-east coast. </li></ul><ul><li>Population 11.7 million people. </li></ul><ul><li>The population of Rio de Janeiro has grown for a number of reasons. E.g. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Natural Increase (when the birth rate is higher than the death rate) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Urbanisation , caused by rural to urban migration . Millions of people have migrated from Brazil's rural areas to Rio de Janeiro in search of a better life. </li></ul></ul>
  24. 24. LEDC case study: Rio de Janeiro <ul><li>The rapid growth of Rio de Janeiro's population has led to a severe shortage of housing. As a result, millions of people have been forced to construct their own homes from scrap materials such as wood + corrugated iron. </li></ul><ul><li>These areas of temporary housing are known as favelas in Brazil. </li></ul><ul><li>The conditions associated with favelas are very poor. E.g. no sewerage, no services, no electricity, disease is common and many people are unemployed. </li></ul><ul><li>Favelas are located on the edge of cities on marginal land because </li></ul><ul><ul><li>this is the only available land to build on. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>industry is located on the edge of the cities, so favelas locate here to be close to jobs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Land here is poor quality, usually on very steep hillsides + prone to landslides. </li></ul></ul>
  25. 25. Problems in Rio <ul><li>Geog.GCSE p184-185 </li></ul><ul><li>Complete Q1 + 6 </li></ul><ul><li>Make a spidergram about Rocinha: Problems & Solutions </li></ul>