Sustainable Cities (Regional Development and Public Policy Series)

by Haughton

Publisher: Spon Press

Written in English
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  • Urban & municipal planning,
  • Nonfiction,
  • Architecture,
  • Planning,
  • Architecture / Planning,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Human Geography,
  • Public Policy - City Planning & Urban Dev.
  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9278505M
    ISBN 100117023744
    ISBN 109780117023741

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