Patrick Troy

Professor Patrick Troy AO is a sometime engineer, town-planner, transport planner and public servant, visiting fellow at the Centre for Resource and Environmental Studies, Australian National University, adjunct professor at Griffith University and visiting professor City Futures Research Centre, Faculty of Built Environment, UNSW.

He is the author or editor of 14 books on Australian cities, including The Cost of Collisions (Cheshire, 1971), For the Public Health (Longman Cheshire), The Perils of Urban Consolidation (Federation Press, 1996), Australian Cities(Cambridge University Press, 1995) and A History of European Housing in Australia (Cambridge University Press, 2000).


Saving our cities with suburbs

DebateOVER THE PAST few years we have experienced a massive and sustained attack on the form of Australia's cities. Politicians argue that we have to adopt a new urban form. Planners and other "urban specialists" inveigh against the traditional...

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