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Culture and the city

Frank Eckardt

Culture and the city

by Frank Eckardt

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Published by BWV, Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag in Berlin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sustainable architecture,
  • City planning,
  • Civilization,
  • City and town life,
  • Urban renewal

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Frank Eckardt and Louise Nyström
    SeriesFuture urban research in Europe -- v. 3, Future urban research in Europe -- v. 3.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA9050 .C75 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination711 p. :
    Number of Pages711
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25076071M
    ISBN 103830516401
    ISBN 109783830516408
    LC Control Number2010450751
    OCLC/WorldCa644662635

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