A Future of Polycentric Cities

How Urban Life, Land Supply, Smart Technologies and Sustainable Transport Are Reshaping Cities

  • Cole Hendrigan

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
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  7. Back Matter
    Pages 323-377

About this book


In this book, Dr Cole Hendrigan examines the options for sustainable transport and land-use planning based on building heights, mixes of land-use, transportation mode capacity and others to build the next generation of parks, housing, commercial and retail spaces along high-capacity rail corridors. Following the paradigm of ‘Transit Oriented Development’, Dr Hendrigan provides unique knowledge and insights on how to best make the transition towards more sustainable and livable cities, offering a practical method to better integrate transport and urban development to this end.


planning urban design future cities Transit Oriented Development polycentric cities walkability smart technology placemaking

Authors and affiliations

  • Cole Hendrigan
    • 1
  1. 1.SMART Infrastructure FacilityUniversity of WollongongWollongongAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2020
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Social Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-981-13-9168-2
  • Online ISBN 978-981-13-9169-9
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