Settlement Geography

Hoyt Model or sector model

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

Sector Model (also known as Hoyt Model and Hoyt Sector Model) is an urban land use model which talks about spatial arrangement of activities in an urban area. Big cities and towns have always been an area of research and have caught the attention of scholars and academicians. Homer Hoyt gave sector model which is …

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Concentric Zone Model or Burgess Model in 3 D

Concentric Zone Model by Ernest Burgess | Burgess Model

Concentric Zone Model (also known as Burgess Model) is an attempt to understand spatial arrangement and settlement patterns. Urban areas have been an area of research for a few decades now. The way people live, interact and behave has always been an interesting topic. With the increase in urban population over time and the increase …

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Multiple Nuclei Model of 1945 by C.D. Harris and Edward L. Ullman

Multiple Nuclei Model Harris and Edward Ullman of 1945 Multiple nuclei model of 1945 by C.D. Harris and Edward L. Ullman is based on the argument that the cities have multiple growth points or “nuclei” around which growth take place. This model was given in an article by them “The Nature of Cities.” This is one of the …

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Satellite City Structure

Satellite City | Meaning, Characteristics, & Examples

The satellite city is one of the popular concepts in the urban planning. It is the small metropolitan area is located near to the large metropolitan area. The satellite town has the traditional downtown that surrounded by the neighbourhoods of inner city. It is the concept of the satellite that the man made satellite was …

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Central Place Theory

Christaller’s Central Place Theory | Urban Geography & Economics

Central Place Theory (CPT) – Locational Theory Central Place Theory is a spatial theory in urban geography and urban economics. CPT explains the spatial arrangements, patterns and distribution of urban areas and human settlements. Central place theory was given by Walter Christaller in 1933 on the basis of settlement patterns in southern Germany. This study …

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Ribbon Development - Houses

Ribbon Development | Meaning, Benefits and Features

History of Ribbon Development and Urban Development In today’s world accommodation of building in an urban area is one of the crucial issues of the countries. So the solution for this being developed, The establishment of houses in a continuous row along the main road Is known as ribbon development. It is road centric. Ribbon …

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Patrick Geddes

Geddesian Triad

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 …

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