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Common place

toward neighborhood and regional design

by Doug Kelbaugh

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by University of Washington Press in Seattle .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Collectivités nouvelles,
  • Planned communities

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDouglas Kelbaugh
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT169.57.U62 S45 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 334 p. :
    Number of Pages334
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24751743M
    ISBN 100295975903
    ISBN 109780295975900
    LC Control Number96042311
    OCLC/WorldCa35360803

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