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Southeast Asia City Model
Transcript of Southeast Asia City Model
AKA McGee Model
Comparison: Latin America
High class residential zones stem from center
Middle class located in the inner city
Squatters and lower class in the periphery
In SE Asia, suburbs contain middle class
Shows a larger middle class in South East Asia
Developed in 1967 by T.G. McGee
Studied several cities and found similarities in land-use
No formal CBD
Parts of CBD around port zone
Focal point is port zone = exporting
No Formal CBD?
The parts of a CBD are clustered around the port zone
Western commercial zone
Alien commerical zone: dominated by Chinese
Mixed-land use zone: miscellaneous activities
New industrial parks on periphery of city
Hybrid sectors and zones
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
SOUTHEAST ASIA CITY MODEL
Examples of the Model
Comparison: Sector Model (Hoyt)
Upper class extends out from center
Middle and lower class strech from center city to outskirts
CBD in center of sector model city
Port zone is the main component of SE Asian cities
Larger residential areas in the sector model
This shows that there is more industry and business in SE Asia
Disadvantages and Advantages
The model can accomodate to rapid changes.
Diverse alien commercial zones.
Strong focal port zone.
Markets/industry are far from ports.
No centalized CBD, components are shown in areas.
Heavily influenced and relient on foreigns businesses, goods, intellectual property,and Etc.