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Published by Edizioni Polistampa in Firenze [Italy] .
Written in English


  • Urban renewal.,
  • City planning.,
  • Sustainable urban development.,
  • Architecture and climate.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Other titlesBioclimatic design and urban regeneration for sustainable development
Statementedited by Dimitra Babalis.
ContributionsBabalis, Dimitra.
LC ClassificationsNA9053.U7 B5 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination83 p. :
Number of Pages83
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16668849M
ISBN 108883045742
LC Control Number2005354028

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