Swansea CBD (not 2014)

Aims of the morning:

  • To observe the regeneration of Swansea’s dock area into the Maritime Quarter and SA1
  • To practise urban fieldwork techniques by investigating the structure of Swansea’s Central Business District (CBD). Does Swansea’s CBD have a distinct ‘core and frame?’
The model includes an inner core where land is expensive and used intensively, resulting in vertical development. This area is the focus of the transport system and has a concentrated daytime population. The outer core and frame have lower land values and are less intensively developed

The model includes an inner core where land is expensive and used intensively, resulting in vertical development. This area is the focus of the transport system and has a concentrated daytime population. The outer core and frame have lower land values and are less intensively developed

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