Urban Development For You
How different parts of the world deal with expanding populations :
New York City
Renovations on buildings
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What is Urban Development?
Urban Development is the expansion into natural areas such as deserts, forests, and swamps.
As populations grow a need for more houses for people to live in develops. This is what causes Urban development. As the demand of housing increases, cities begin to expand into new areas. They might even begin to build in unlikely areas like forests, swamps, and deserts.
The world population is estimated to be near 6 billion. As populations continue to grow the demand for more housing will continue and we will see new developments .
The countries which our site are looking at are very different from each other.
In New York City you will see very little new developments being built, because most of the land is already developed. What you will see is a renovation of existing housing and buildings.
In Egypt you will see a vast undeveloped desert areas being changed into modern cities.
In the Galapagos Islands you will see a strict control on development to attempt to preserve the natural resources and beauty of this land.