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How to make cities liveable Design guidelines for urban homesteading

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Published by Van Nostrand Reinhold Co .
Written in English


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ContributionsGary O. Robinette (Other Contributor), Land Design Research (Other Contributor)
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Number of Pages153
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Open LibraryOL7527732M
ISBN 100442222033
ISBN 109780442222031

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