TROPICAL GEOGRAPHY ›› 1993, Vol. 13 ›› Issue (4): 298-304.

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IMPROVEMENT OF LAND-USE STRUCTURE OF THE OLD URBAN AREAS IN GUANGZHOU

Zhong Xin-ji   

  1. Guangzhou Institute of Geography, 510070
  • Received:1992-10-01 Online:1993-10-30 Published:1993-10-30

Abstract:

The unreasonable land-use structure of the old areas in Guangzhou is analysed. The author dteems that it be a strategic choice for rationalizing the old urban area land use of Guangzhou to develop the southeast part of the city, including Guangzhou Economic and Technical Development District,Tianhe High-technical Industrial Development District,Nansha Economic Development District,Huangpu Development District,Xintang processing District Lianhuashan Processing District,etc.,covering a total area of 219.6 km2.For the development of those districts,it should be considered that land-use is one kind of economic actions to produce products by means of using land,which is controlled not only by natural factors, but also by social,economic and technical conditions.As a result,the improvement of the land-use structure should be carried out in an intepxated way and relevant Dolicies and measures should be implemented.

Key words: Development of Southeast Guangzhou, Land-use structure, Reconstruction of old urban areas