The Evolution of Britain's Urban Built Environment : 1840-1960
AbstractThis paper examines the evolution of the non-residential urban built environment in Britain form the 1840s to the 1950s. Long-run trends towards both functional and geographical specialisation of offices, shops, and industrial property are identified and the economic, and other, forces which contributred to this process are discussed. The paper also outlines the evolution of Britain's property development and investment sectors and their contribution to the built environment's evolution.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Portsmouth University - Department of Economics in its series Papers with number 89.
Length: 43 pages
Date of creation: 1996
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UNITED KINGDOM ; URBAN DEVELOPMENT ; URBAN ENVIRONMENT;
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