urban land use models





bid rent theory


sports and leisure facilities in Lausanne

  • Public parks
  • Sports stadiums
  • LHC Hockey Stadium
  • Golf course
  • Indoor swimming pools
  • Outdoor swimming pools
  • Skate park
  • Tennis courts
  • Running tracks
  • Rowing club
  • Gyms

factors affecting the distribution of leisure facilities

  1. Bid rent theory
  2. Population densities
  3. Socio-economic influences
  4. Government grants / policies
  5. Cultural influences
  6. Accessibility
  7. Transport links
  8. Demographic considerations
  9. Physical factors (e.g. water sports)
  10. Availability of land


  1. Identify sports and leisure facilities on the map of Lausanne. Mark them.
  2. Draw a straight line from the facility to the space on the edge of the page.
  3. Name the sports/leisure facility.
  4. Note specific factors explaining its location, using factors from the second column.



practice exam question