The Importance Of Urban Growth

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D. Cities have specialized differentiation of work where people are craftsmen, soldiers etc and wealth is not equally distributed, creating social hierarchy and distinction Cities are places favoured by a source of income-trade, intensive agriculture and possibility of surplus food, a physical resource like a metal, a geomorphic source, or a human resource. E. Cities should have records. G. Intimately engaged with their countryside, territory that feeds them, which they protect and provide services for. H. Cities are places with certain monumental definition, where the fabric is more than a blanket of residences, a set of buildings, giving city a particular identity. I. Cities are places where buildings and people coexist., it is like Kevin lunches…show more content…
All that is relevant to the city form is that it is negotiated and has an ever-changing design Cities as an organism is a notion not so old. The city and its parts are compared to human body and its parts and the streets as their veins. The urban growth was a function, a process of capital accumulation. Their structural logic accredited to their functionality and pathological deterioration as the decay of the city. But Kevin lynch 's statement holds more true as cities do not grow or reproduce or repair themselves but on human purpose and wilfulness. Now the question which arises is what then is that which determines the shapes of evolved or generated cities? One of the answers could be topography. Through many examples it 's very clear that natural landscape is a major determining factor for the urban experience and pattern. Riverine settlements - acknowledge the flow of course with responsive streets along one or 2
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