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GTAV AC:G Y7 - Place and liveability
Examines factors that influence liveability. Places provide services and facilities to support and enhance our lives. Spaces are planned and managed. Case studies: Australia and Asia or Europe.
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Where's the best place to live?

Where's the best place to live? | GTAV AC:G Y7 - Place and liveability | Scoop.it
This collection of media resources focuses on the liveability of places, particularly cities. But what makes one place...
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This tree could power your electric car

This tree could power your electric car | GTAV AC:G Y7 - Place and liveability | Scoop.it
From a distance this may look like an ordinary tree, but get closer and you will discover it is actually a power generator.
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Did you know there's a creek under Elizabeth Street - and it could become our canal?

Did you know there's a creek under Elizabeth Street - and it could become our canal? | GTAV AC:G Y7 - Place and liveability | Scoop.it
The man who turned Melbourne's neglected and decrepit laneways into a globally renowned attraction has another radical idea to improve the city.
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There Is Something Very Amazing About This Tiny House… And It’s Not The Size.

There Is Something Very Amazing About This Tiny House… And It’s Not The Size. | GTAV AC:G Y7 - Place and liveability | Scoop.it
This might be the answer to everything.
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CD - The strategies used to enhance the liveability of places, especially for young people, including examples from Australia and Europe.

 . . . can liveability and environmental sustainability be enhanced at the same time? unveiled in Melbourne too! See http://www.archiblox.com.au/projects/carbon-positive-house/ ;

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Victoria Walks

Victoria Walks | GTAV AC:G Y7 - Place and liveability | Scoop.it
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CD - The factors that influence the decisions people make about where to live and their perceptions on the liveability of places.

CD - The influence of social connectedness, community identity and perceptions of crime and safety on the liveability of places.

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Water Facts

Water Facts | GTAV AC:G Y7 - Place and liveability | Scoop.it
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CD - The influence of accessibility to services and facilities on the liveability of places.

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Inequity in access to clean water and sanitation

Inequity in access to clean water and sanitation | GTAV AC:G Y7 - Place and liveability | Scoop.it

The supply of safe drinking water and the provision of sanitation are management issues that raise concerns about inequitable service provision.

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7 Unique Modes of Transport In Asia

7 Unique Modes of Transport In Asia | GTAV AC:G Y7 - Place and liveability | Scoop.it
If you've spent time traveling around Asia you know that transportation there often has its own local flair. Kelvin Lim points out 7 modes you won't likely find elsewhere.
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The list: Melbourne suburbs' liveability ranking revealed

The list: Melbourne suburbs' liveability ranking revealed | GTAV AC:G Y7 - Place and liveability | Scoop.it
Where does your suburb rank in terms of liveability?
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Lensaloft Aerial Photography

Lensaloft Aerial Photography | GTAV AC:G Y7 - Place and liveability | Scoop.it
Amazing 360° aerial panoramas for a fully interactive aerial experience. As close as you'll get to flying, without leaving the comfort of you chair. Experience them for youself!
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Places are for living in

Places are for living in | GTAV AC:G Y7 - Place and liveability | Scoop.it
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CD - The factors that influence the decisions people make about where to live and their perceptions on the liveability of places.

 

CD - The influence of environmental quality on the liveability of places.

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Remoteness Structure

Remoteness Structure | GTAV AC:G Y7 - Place and liveability | Scoop.it
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This shows how the ABS defines "remoteness" with the resulting map.

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The Upcycled City

The Upcycled City | GTAV AC:G Y7 - Place and liveability | Scoop.it
How to take back the streets from cars and use them for parks, housing, and business instead
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CD - The strategies used to enhance the liveability of places, especially for young people, including examples from Australia and Europe.


Examples given from the US so not from the prescribed locations but excellent examples to use.

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Great for Year 7 Curriculum!

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Life in the High Atlas

Life in the High Atlas | GTAV AC:G Y7 - Place and liveability | Scoop.it
The High Atlas mountains are home to several Berber villages where inhabitants do not have electricity, paved roads or access to doctors and make their living farming and making and selling olive oil and pottery. A friend and I went to visit the area.
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GTAV AC:G Y7 – Place and liveability

CD - The influence of accessibility to services and facilities on the liveability of places

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Fantastic for Year 7 Geography

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Bike paths in abandoned tube tunnels: is the London Underline serious?

Bike paths in abandoned tube tunnels: is the London Underline serious? | GTAV AC:G Y7 - Place and liveability | Scoop.it
Gensler’s proposal to turn disused underground tunnels into arteries for bikes and pedestrians looks like fun. As a sober response to congestion, it’s ridiculous
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Stockholm's Newest Parking Garage Is Only For Bikes

Stockholm's Newest Parking Garage Is Only For Bikes | GTAV AC:G Y7 - Place and liveability | Scoop.it
700 bike spots, lockers, and showers and not an engine in sight.
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CD - The influence of accessibility to services and facilities on the liveability of places

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More exciting examples!

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Brief on Education in South Asia

Brief on Education in South Asia | GTAV AC:G Y7 - Place and liveability | Scoop.it
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WaterAid Australia

WaterAid Australia | GTAV AC:G Y7 - Place and liveability | Scoop.it
Sanitation is the safe disposal of human waste, and is vital for health and wellbeing. But 2.5 billion people – almost two fifths of the world's population – do not have access to an effective, clean toilet.
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9 Iconic forms of Asian transport

9 Iconic forms of Asian transport | GTAV AC:G Y7 - Place and liveability | Scoop.it
Asia is best summed up by it's unique and iconic transportation, like no other continent - they have some of the world most unique ways to travel...
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Community Liveability Guide

Community Liveability Guide | GTAV AC:G Y7 - Place and liveability | Scoop.it
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A Guide to Liveability in High-Density Environments

A Guide to Liveability in High-Density Environments | GTAV AC:G Y7 - Place and liveability | Scoop.it
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Assessing the liveability of places

Assessing the liveability of places | GTAV AC:G Y7 - Place and liveability | Scoop.it
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Urban Observatory Compare Cities

Urban Observatory Compare Cities | GTAV AC:G Y7 - Place and liveability | Scoop.it
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CD - The influence of accessibility to services and facilities on the liveability of places.

 

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The Urban Observatory city comparison app enables you to explore the living fabric of great cities by browsing a variety of cities and themes.To change Themes, click on a theme name in the Themes list.To change Cities, click on the city name in the Cities list, or drag-and-drop it over a map.
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