GEOG101_-_Lecture_19

GEOG101_-_Lecture_19 - CitySpaces: UrbanStructure Lecture19...

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City Spaces: Urban Structure Lecture 19 GEOG 101 March 23, 2010
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Lecture Outline Tips for Success Week 10 Test #3 Review Session Urban Structure and Land Use Territoriality, Congregation, and Segregation Competing for Space in North American Cities Canadian Cities Conclusion
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Tips for Success Week #10 The four fundamental aspects of the role (functions) of  towns and cities. Definition of Urban System; Urban Form; Urban  Ecology; Urbanism. Know the definition of and difference between: Gateway Cities, Industrial Cities, Shock Cities, World Cities,  Megacities, Primate Cities, ‘pure’ colonial cities and ‘hybrid’  colonial cities
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Tips for Success Cont’d Central Place Theory Know Fig 10.12 Central Place Functions; Range; Threshold High-Order Services and Low-Order Services Functional Characteristics of World Cities
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Tips for Success Cont’d Urban Growth Processes Urban/Rural Relationship (Fig 10.19) Economic Base; Basic Functions; Non-Basic Functions  Metropolitanism (fig 10.20) Deindustrialization; Decentralization; and Counterurbanization. Overurbanization
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Review Session Test #3 Monday March 29: 9:00am to 10:30am, Room TBA (will  post on ace under announcements) Please note I will be away from noon on the 29th  through to April 4th. Sporadic email access, so do not panic if I do not respond  immediately. Will hold regular office hours on April 6. Marks from Test #3 and the Assignment will be posted on Ace  along with information on how to collect them. 
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Urban Structure and Land Use This week we’ll look at the internal developments of  cities. Through our examination of these internal structures  we’ll gain further understanding into the differences  between core and periphery regions of the world.
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Urban Structure and Land Use The internal organization of cities reflects the way that they function, both to bring people and activities together and to sort them out in to neighborhoods and functional sub-areas. The typical North American city is structured around a central business district (CBD); a transitional zone; suburbs; secondary business districts and commercial strips; industrial districts, and, in larger metropolitan areas, edge cities.
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Urban Structure and Land Use Central business district  The central nucleus of commercial land uses in a city. Contains densest concentration of shops, offices and  warehouses and the tallest group of nonresidential buildings  in the city. Usually develops at the nodal point of transportation routes so 
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GEOG101_-_Lecture_19 - CitySpaces: UrbanStructure Lecture19...

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