5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Central place theory
- new urbanism
- Leadership class
- a Outlined by a group of architects, urban planners, and developers from over 20 countries, an urban design that calls for development, urban revitalization, and suburban reforms that create walkable neighborhoods with a diversity of housing and jobs.
- b Theory proposed by Walter Christaller that explains how and where central places in the urban hierarchy should be functionally and spatially distributed with respect to one another.
- c Region of great cities (e.g Ur and Babylon) located between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers; chronically the first urban hearth dating to 3500 BCE, and which was founded in the Fertile Crescent.
- d The focal point of ancient Roman life combining the functions of the ancient Greek acropolis and agora
- e Group of decision-makers and organizers in early cities who controlled the resources, and often the lives, of others
5 Multiple choice questions
- Areas of a city, the main purpose of which is to encourage people to consume goods and services' driven primarily by the global media industry.
- The rehabilitation of deteriorated, often abandoned, housing of low-income inner-city residents.
- One of two components, together with social stratification, that enables the formation of cities; agricultural production in excess of that which the producer needs for his or her own sustenance and that of his or her family and which is then sold for consumption by others.
- Chronologically the second urban hearth, dating to 3200 BCE
- Developed by geographer T.G. McGee, a model showing similar land-use patterns among the medium-sized cities of Southeast Asia.
5 True/False questions
Suburb → A subsidiary urban area surrounding and connected to the central city. Many are exclusively residential; others have their own commercial centers or shopping malls.
Griffin-Ford model → Developed by geographer T.G. McGee, a model showing similar land-use patterns among the medium-sized cities of Southeast Asia.
Urban → The entire built-up, nonrural area and its population, including the most recently constructed suburban appendages. Provides a better picture of the dimensions and population of such an area than the delimited municipality (central city) that forms its heart.
Acropolis → Region of great cities (e.g Ur and Babylon) located between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers; chronically the first urban hearth dating to 3500 BCE, and which was founded in the Fertile Crescent.
Central City → The urban area that is not suburban; generally, the older or original city, having the clustering of the newer suburbs.