Unit G2 – Human Geography – Urban Settlement
Figure 1. Different land uses within the CBD of Birmingham
Source: KDG Photos
a) Use information in Figure 1 to explain how the changing global economy can lead to changes in the central areas of cities in MEDCs.
b) Outline the reasons for counter-urbanisation in MEDC cities.
c) Why is the regeneration of central areas often considered appropriate in urban areas of MEDC cities?