The Netherlands is changing

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  • 1.1 Innercity + old neighbourhoods

  • What are the characteristics of the historical innercity?
    lots of monuments, narrow winding, close together and developed through the centuries
  • When were the old neighbourhoods built?
    at the end of the nineteenth century during the industrialization
  • What are the characteristics of the old neighbourhoods?
    poor houses, no sewage, built too fast and a lot of people in one house
  • How were the neighbourhoods built around the centre?
    in a circle
  • Why were the workers housed in the old neighbourhoods near the factories?
    Because people had to walk to work. There were no bikes, cars or buses
  • 1.2 Amsterdam after 1920

  • When did Amsterdam expand again?
    in the twentieth century when more and more neighbourhoods were built on the edge of the city. 
  • What is the housing act and when was it introduced?
    in 1902 and it is a law stating the standard requirements for a house
  • What were the standard requirements?
    houses must not be too small or too dark, every house must have more than one room and running water, sewage and a toilet
  • What happened because of this?
    Whole streets were built with the same model. There was more space and streets were wider. Were more parks and squares 
  • When was a serious housing shortage? 
    in 1950
  • What is a housing shortage?
    When there are not enough houses for everyone, there is a housing shortage.
  • What did they do because of the shortage?
    High-rise flats were built. For next  20 years most newly-built homes were high-rise flats
  • What happened after 1970?
    more single-family homes were built in new neighbourhood with gardens, wide streets and greenery.
  • Which period is connected with toilets and sewage?
    1920-1950
  • Which period is connected with single-family houses?
    after 1970
  • Which period is connected with high-rise building?
    1950-1970
  • 1.3 Land use in Amsterdam

  • What is recreation?
    things you do in your leisure time
  • Which three things of land use take up the most space?
    Living, working and recreation
  • In which two parts of the city can you find the biggest industrial sites and business parks?
    North-west (docks) and schiphol 
  • Where can you find the most greenery?
    on the edges
  • What things provide space for recreation?
    Parks, squares and sports fields
  • Where can you do that?
    Artis, the Vondelpark, andthe AMsterdamse Bos
  • How can you travel through Amsterdam?
    car, train, metro, bus or tram
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