An ideal city is a city that is able to organize three elements well, the location element, an element of the activities, as well as infrastructure elements. Then how the characteristics of the three, following this review:
The location is basically the most important part of the city. Facility trade and large-scale office buildings tend to be around the city center, while the trading facilities and offices tend to be small scale at the edge of downtown.
In the city also found some luxury housing, while widening to the edge of the city, housing is increasingly diverse, from the lower middle class to the upper middle class.
Factories are usually placed in the outer portion, in a location that is not close to housing. This is because the pollution generated. While plantations and farms located further away from the city.
The activities can be divided into two categories. The first category is the formal activities, which took place in a building or particular land, and recorded in the land use or planning for the building.
This formal activities can be divided into three main types, plus a host of extras, namely:
- Activities of trade (commercial), which includes a variety of trade scale, ranging from stalls, kiosks, markets, shopping malls, supermarkets, malls, and so on.
- Settlement activity (residential) covering the various types of housing and settlement of the class, ranging from duplexes, simple houses, luxury homes, to apartments and condominiums.
- Industrial activity (industrial) which includes industrial types of small, medium and large.
- Social activity (public) covering a wide range of buildings or land used for public purposes such as village halls / village pavilion, pavilion district offices, public recreation facilities, sports facilities, and so forth.
The second category is the informal activities which are not recorded in land use or planning for the building. Eg trading activities pavement.
Infrastructure in the context of the economy can be seen as invested as a form of “investment” in an urban area
Besides the toll road network, electricity and construction of campus buildings in an area in the suburbs will invite investment to get into the area.
From this it can be concluded that the construction of the third case, will be able to become a magnet that alter the surrounding area.
Not only will support the housing needs, but also has very good investment potential.