Dear Sir, Your editorial (Post, May 20) rightly asserts that the vast majority of up to 445,000 new homes planned for the West Midlands region should be built in our towns and cities rather than green belt and countryside, but it misses the fundamental point of why the expansion should occur in urban areas
rather than why it shouldn't be in the countryside.
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We organized articles by the size of urban area
in the following classes: Large Urban Areas
that include urban areas
with populations that exceed 500,000 persons; Middle Size Urban Areas
that include urban areas
with populations between 50,000 and 500,000 persons; and Small Urban Areas
, those with populations that are between 10,000 and 50,000 persons (see Table 2).
and other major urban areas
for nearly $411 million in grant funding.
An infrastructure upon which the area depends that may also occupy manmade terrain and provides human services, and cultural and political structure for the urban area
and often beyond; perhaps for the entire nation.
One fact that satellite data will show is the alarming rate of tree loss around urban areas
A Unique Challenge: Agriculture Education in Urban Areas
Lakenheath, Suffolk, which has the largest US Air Force-operated base in England, is the only urban area
in the Midlands where less than half of the population was recorded as "white British".
In the ten years leading up to 2001, the population of the Cardiff urban area
has increased by 19, 296 to 327, 706.
All areas included a similar amount of urban area
with buildings, open spaces (public parks, cemeteries, allotment gardens, and meadows), and woodlands in a pattern typical for the urban fringe (Figure 1).
A LEED[R] rated building not only provides many positive benefits within the building, but also minimizes the impact on the utility infrastructure, particularly if the building is located within an urban area
Only in the last decades have modern developers suddenly discovered that Lima enjoys this enviable setting, and started to frantically build all sorts of new tenements where its urban areas
had approached the cliffs.