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The Built Environment

The Built Environment

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    1. The Built Environment

    2. Definition The Built Environment is the man-made surroundings that provide the setting for human activity. These activities range from: Domestic construction Commercial and Civic construction Utilities Landscaped areas Communication Infrastructure and any other man-made structure which has affected the environment.

    3. Domestic construction Domestic construction comprises of all types of buildings that people live in, this could be a simple one room cottage, through one and two storey dwellings to multi- storey structures.

    4. Domestic construction Multi storey domestic construction

    5. Commercial and Civic construction

    6. Utilities Utility services make an important contribution to the Built Environment. The following are some of the most common services: Electricity Gas Water Communications

    7. Landscaped areas which have been altered by man The following are examples of some of the types of area which may be landscaped: Parks and play areas Gardens

    8. Landscaped areas which have been altered by man The following are examples of some of the types of area which may be landscaped: Sport areas such a football pitches Paved areas such a streets

    9. Communication Infrastructure Communication Infrastructure includes: The road network The railway network Water supper Network Air traffic