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Urban Land Use
Urban Models & Settlement Function
Learning objectives
•To know what a land use model is
•To understand the...
Urban Earth: London
• Task: Jot down (swiftly!)any changes you
see happening to the environment. (In
particular, think abo...
Urban Land Use
Transect across a typical British city
How does the land use change from the CBD to the
greenbelt?
Simple land use transect:
CBDInner City Inner CitySuburbs Suburbs
Urban growth
original
settlement
Most towns and
cities grow from a
small, original
settlement.
In Britain, many
towns grew...
??
Different land uses in cities develop due to issues of:
Space available
Age of area
Accessibility
Land values
Wealth
Plann...
Task
 Draw a cartoon for each of
the zones using page 70-71
and the photos
 Describe each zone, focusing
on:
 Populatio...
Distance from city centre
CBD Inner city Inner suburbs
Outer
suburbs
R-U fringe
• High
population
during the day
(people w...
Urban models -
recap
https://create.kahoot.it/#/quiz/458c1a9d-5d39-4f0e-94e5-
38e8a33c54eb
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Year 7 lesson introducing the concept of land use. Burgess and Hoyt.

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Urban Land use

  1. 1. Urban Land Use Urban Models & Settlement Function Learning objectives •To know what a land use model is •To understand the Burgess Model •To be able to recognize and describe the different zones in a city
  2. 2. Urban Earth: London • Task: Jot down (swiftly!)any changes you see happening to the environment. (In particular, think about: Land use, types of building and building height.) • Start at 3mins 30secs http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wf7jU9xZgrA&feature=player_embedded
  3. 3. Urban Land Use Transect across a typical British city How does the land use change from the CBD to the greenbelt?
  4. 4. Simple land use transect: CBDInner City Inner CitySuburbs Suburbs
  5. 5. Urban growth original settlement Most towns and cities grow from a small, original settlement. In Britain, many towns grew rapidly in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
  6. 6. ??
  7. 7. Different land uses in cities develop due to issues of: Space available Age of area Accessibility Land values Wealth Planning policies
  8. 8. Task  Draw a cartoon for each of the zones using page 70-71 and the photos  Describe each zone, focusing on:  Population  Buildings e.g. density, height, age, type  Economic functions e.g. shops, residential  Problems e.g. Land price, conflict, pollution
  9. 9. Distance from city centre CBD Inner city Inner suburbs Outer suburbs R-U fringe • High population during the day (people work there) • Tall buildings, new and old, very dense, skyscrapers and high-rise flats • Business and shopping • Expensive, crowded
  10. 10. Urban models - recap
  11. 11. https://create.kahoot.it/#/quiz/458c1a9d-5d39-4f0e-94e5- 38e8a33c54eb

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