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Geddesian Triad

Patrick Geddes

Introduction to Geddesian Triad Sir Patrick Geddes Theory is self-explanatory. Geddes was thinking about the relation between people and the places and their impacts on each other.  He mentioned that people may not just need to have a good shelter, but they also do have a need for food, work, and some social life. They

Satellite City

Satellite City Structure

A satellite is a reference derived from astronomy which is a study of space and celestial objects. As a definition, an artificial satellite is an object that is sent to space which is within the orbit of the earth but not part of the earth. Planets in space often have natural satellites that are within

Galactic City Model

Galactic City Model

The word galactic is derived from the word Galaxy in astronomy. Galaxy is a gravitational bound system of stars, planets and other celestial bodies in the universe. Galaxy is a word derived from “Galaktikos” which means milky circle. These celestial bodies in the galaxy usually revolve around a center gravitational pull of a galaxy. So

Hoyt Model or Sector Model (1939) of Urban Land Use by Homer Hoyt

Hoyt Model or sector model

Hoyt model/Sector model of Urban Land Use (1939) by Homer Hoyt Urban areas have always been an area of research and caught the attention of scholars and academicians. Homer Hoyt gave sector model which is also known as Hoyt model in 1939 explains how cities grew. As we witness the population growth it is becoming more and

Primate City & Primacy | Relationship between city sizes

Concept of Primate City Primacy Relationship between city sizes

Concept of Primate City & Primacy The concept of primate city and city primacy was developed to focus attention on the relationship in size between the largest city and other cities of a closed urban system. City size distribution refers to the frequency distribution of settlements in different size categories. The observed distributions for urban