Flashcards in 3.2 Urban Trends and issues of urbanisation Deck (16)
Major change in the form of development of settlements due to technological advances.
Process by which the number of people living in urban settlements increases
Absolute increase in a physical size and total population of urban areas.
Cycle of urbanisation
The stages of urban change from growth of a city to counterurbanisation through reurbanisation.
Outward groth of towns and cities to engulf surrounding villages and rural areas.
Process of population decentralisation as people move from large urban areas to smaller urban settlements.
The rise in population of a city after a period of decline
Land use zoning
Mapping exercise that decides how land should be used.
Complete clearance of existing buildings and site infrastructure and construction of new buildings.
Keeping the best elements of urban environments and adapting them to new usages.
Built facilities, generally publicly funded.
Cumulative causation (ask)
The process that impulses to economic growth
Process by which wealthier people move into and restore run-down housing in a neglected area.
Complex pattern of different residential areas within a city. Shows variations in socio-economic status.
Ease with which a place can be reached from other locations.