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The first is dissection, defined as the carving up or subdividing of an area using equal-width lines. The second is fragmentation, defined as the breaking up of a habitat or land type into smaller parcels. Fragmentation also applies to clustered branch. Clustered branch defines a new urban growth that is neither linear nor isolated, but instead, a cluster or a group. It is typical of a large, compact, and dense development (Wilson et al. 2003). 1 Urban Growth Patterns as Sprawl Wilson et al. (2003) have not attempted to characterise the sprawl, arguing that creating an urban growth model instead of an urban sprawl model allows us to quantify the amount of land that has changed to urban uses, and lets the user decide what he or she considers to be urban sprawl.
Low interest rate and high housing demand make the countryside-housing investment more attractive. 25 Large Lot Size Large lot (or plot) size is another reason of sprawl. Large-lot residents utilise a portion of their land for construction purposes leaving other portions as non-developed (Fig. 5). Although this problem is mainly associated with developed countries; however, also in the developing countries, residents in the countryside generally prefer to have a large individual lot. Fig. 3 Consequences of Urban Growth and Sprawl Consequences of urban growth may have both positive and negative impacts; however, negative impacts are generally more highlighted because this growth is often uncontrolled or uncoordinated and therefore the negative impacts override the positive sides.
2001). This encourages the developers for construction at the countryside in advance. These homes often left vacant but the government is forced to maintain urban facilities and services in a low-density area. Low interest rate and high housing demand make the countryside-housing investment more attractive. 25 Large Lot Size Large lot (or plot) size is another reason of sprawl. Large-lot residents utilise a portion of their land for construction purposes leaving other portions as non-developed (Fig.