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Planning for an urban world: the design of resource-conserving cities

by Richard L. Meier

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • City planning,
  • Natural resources

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statement[by] Richard L. Meier.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT166 .M424
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 515 p.
    Number of Pages515
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5048887M
    ISBN 100262131129
    LC Control Number74009740

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