Ecocity Berkeley building cities for a healthy future by Richard Register

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Published by North Atlantic Books in Berkeley, CA .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • City planning -- California -- Berkeley.,
  • City planning -- Environmental aspects -- California -- Berkeley.

Edition Notes

Bibliography, p. 137-140.

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Statementby Richard Register.
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LC ClassificationsHT168.B47
The Physical Object
Pagination140 p. :
Number of Pages140
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22399905M
ISBN 101556430094

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