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A set to help with the concept of urban sustainability from http://www.coolgeography.co.uk

Sustainable city

an urban area where residents have a way of life that will last a long time.

Green belt

Land on the edge of an urban area where building is strictly controlled

Urban Sprawl

the uncontrolled outward expansion of the built up area of a city

Sustainability

Development that preserves future resources and standards of living for future generations

Incineration

The dispaosal of waste by burning it

Building conservation

Protecting the historic architecture of a city by renewing it

Brownfield sites

Sites WITHIN a city that are available for building

Open spaces

Areas available for recreation within a city

Public Transport System

Buses, trains, metro - all managed and subsidised by the tax payer

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