International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Review Papers | Urban and Regional Planning | India | Volume 10 Issue 7, July 2021

Fundamentals of "Polycentricity" and "Polycentric Development"

Dr. Anil Kumar Palakodeti [2]

Abstract: The paper presents the concepts of Polycentricity and polycentric development and explores the arguments whether they are useful in devising spatial plans/ strategies. Firstly, it brings the concept of Polycentricity and how is it perceived at intra-urban, inter-urban and inter-regional scales. Further, it also presents the concepts of polycentric development and polycentric urban regions. Lastly, this paper explains how these concepts are useful in reducing regional disparities with a special focus on spatial development plans.

Keywords: Spatial planning, Urban and regional planning, Polycentricity, Polycentric development, Urban scales

Edition: Volume 10 Issue 7, July 2021,

Pages: 1232 - 1235

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