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1Land Use ZonesCase Study Glasgow.Higher GeographyLand Use Zones
2Learning ObjectivesIdentify different land use zones from the CBD to the suburbs using map evidence to justify your answers.Describe the land use associated with each functional zone.
3What are the different land uses in a city? Similar land use zones are called FUNCTIONAL ZONES!ResidentialIndustrialService – RetailAdministrativeEducationalTransportMedicalFinancialEntertainmentReligious
4City Land Use & MapsWe will look at the following key parts or “Zones”, of the city using O.S. Maps.CBDTransition zone / inner city.INCLUDES - Low Cost Housing/IndustryMedium Cost HousingHigh Cost HousingRural Urban Fringe
5Glasgow OS Map CBD Medium Cost Housing Inner City High Cost Housing SuburbsMedium Cost HousingInner CityCBDGlasgow OS Map
19Characteristics of the CBD The center of the settlement.Most accessible part of the city > Most expensive part of the city – HIGH BID RENT PRICE.High Rise Buildings, MAKING MOST OF THE SPACE.High Order Shops, Offices, Financial Institutions, Universities, Entertainment, Public Admin, Art and cultural centers, Hotels.Focus of transport routes. rail, road and boat. Pedestrianized StreetsGrid Iron Street Patterns, Old and new building combined.Named examples, Buchanan Street, Buchanan Galleries, Hilton Hotel, UGC Cinema, Glasgow City Chambers, Central Station, M8, Buchanan Bus Station….
27Characteristics of the Inner City Normally located next to the CBD.Industrial Features such as flat land, accessibility – roads, rail, canals, motorways.Large buildings, warehouses, usually with wks, beside it.Old housing – TENEMENTS – used to house the workers in the past > low car ownership had to walk to work.Densely populated, no open space, congested, polluted.Named examples, Govan, Partick, Yoker, Whitinch.In Glasgow this zone stretches linear along the Clyde. Not the same in all cities.Could mention Clydebank.
31Medium Cost Housing Moving away from the CBD. Better quality housing. Less densely populated.Better layout of street pattern. Crescents and Cul-de-Sacs.More open space and gardens.Less traffic, less pollution.Named examples Kelvinside, Kelvindale, Anniesland, Knightswood.
33High Cost Housing SUBURBS Cost of travel in reduced and car ownership increases > people move further away from city center.Low density, High cost housing.Bungalows and detached housing.Large gardens, schools, open space, modern street patterns, small shopping centers.Named examples Bearsden, Milngavie, Bishopbriggs, Kirkintilloch.
34New Housing and new Industry. Out of town shopping centres Rural Urban FringeNew Housing and new Industry.Out of town shopping centresExpanding suburbs.Protected by the green belt.
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