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?