Sustainable Urban Landscapes The Surrey Design Charrette by Patrick M. Condon

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Published by University of British Columbia Press .

Written in English

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  • City & town planning - architectural aspects,
  • Urban Planning,
  • Gardening,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Gardening/Plants,
  • General,
  • Fruit

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Number of Pages96
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Open LibraryOL8211583M
ISBN 100888655355
ISBN 109780888655356

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