Models of urban structure

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Urban structures

Models of urban structure describe where groups typically cluster within urban areas

Concentric zone model

A city grows outward from a central area in a series of five code trick rings ,like the growth rings of a tree.

sector model

according to the sector model developed in 1939 by land economist homer hoyt the city in a series of sectors.

multiple Nuclei Model

the multiple nuclei theory states that some activities are attached to particular nodes.
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