What is the Urban Heat Island Effect? It is no secret that the impervious surfaces – the asphalt, concrete, bricks and steel – that makeRead more
Urban geography is the study of human settlements and their spatial patterns. Urban geographers study both inter- and intra- urban patterns.
What is urban geography? Urban geography is the study of cities from a spatial perspective; how people, infrastructure, and ideas vary over space both withinRead more
What is sense of place? Sense of place refers to the degree of meaning people ascribe to a particular location or area. Those places deemedRead more
What is land use? Think for a moment about the city you live in, or a city you’re familiar with. What types of buildings andRead more
Rise of the World City The modern world is becoming increasingly globalized. Business takes place on a global scale every hour of every day. GlobalizationRead more