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Last edited 18 Dec 2018
Types of place
In terms of geography and the built environment, the term ‘place’ is used to refer to a point or area on the Earth’s surface. It is commonly used in terms of human and social interactions and indicates somewhere with a boundary that can be ambiguous.
For more information see: Place.
Articles about types of place on Designing Buildings Wiki include:
- Agricultural land
- Amberfield land
- Ancient woodland
- Areas of outstanding natural beauty
- Common land
- Conservation area
- Construction site
- County wildlife site.
- Designated area
- Garden town
- Green belt
- Green space
- Greenfield land
- Heritage coast
- Local green space
- Local site
- National nature reserves
- National park
- Previously-developed site
- Ribbon development
- Safeguarded land
- Site of nature conservation interest
- Sites of special scientific interest
- Smart city
- Special areas of conservation
- Special protection areas
- Strategic industrial locations
- Village greens
- World heritage site
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