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Fundamentals of "Polycentricity" and "Polycentric Development"

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 7)

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Page : 1232-1235

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

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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.

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