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A Future of Polycentric Cities

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

Authors: Hendrigan, Cole

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  • Provides unique knowledge and insights on how to best make the transition towards more sustainable and livable cities
  • Offers a practical method on how to better integrate transport and urban development to this end, following the paradigm of ‘Transit Oriented Development’
  • Points to key criteria and design ideals, and provides a useful method clearly built to be applied in concrete situations
  • Will broadly appeal to students and researchers in in planning and urban design, as well as professional engineers, planners, architects and landscape architects. Also decision makers at the municipal level
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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.

About the authors

Dr Cole Hendrigan has an array of private consulting experience, government positions, academic research and personal observations in the field of urban development. He has worked in urban design offices in Vancouver, Calgary, and Abu Dhabi and twice worked in local governments in public realm amenity provision. He has travelled extensively through most continents, but particularly to neighborhoods beyond the ends of rail lines, to find the places where people live who make a city operate.

Table of contents (6 chapters)

Table of contents (6 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $64.99
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-981-13-9169-9
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $84.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-981-13-9168-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
A Future of Polycentric Cities
Book Subtitle
How Urban Life, Land Supply, Smart Technologies and Sustainable Transport Are Reshaping Cities
Authors
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-13-9169-9
DOI
10.1007/978-981-13-9169-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-13-9168-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIX, 377
Number of Illustrations
108 b/w illustrations
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