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The sustainable street

The sustainable street

the environmental, human and economic aspects of street design and management

by

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Published by WIT Press in Southhampton, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Urban ecology,
  • City planning -- Environmental aspects,
  • Streets -- Design and construction -- Environmental aspects,
  • Sustainable development

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references

    Statementedited by C. Jefferson, J. Rowe, C. Brebbia
    SeriesInternational series on advances in architecture -- v.12
    ContributionsJefferson, C., Rowe, J., Brebbia, C. A
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT241 .S873 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination262 p. :
    Number of Pages262
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18124749M
    ISBN 101853128325
    LC Control Number99069784

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