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Planning and design strategies for sustainability and profit pragmatic sustainable design on building and urban scales by Adrian C. Pitts

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Published by Architectural Press in Oxford, Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Sustainable architecture -- Economic aspects,
  • City planning -- Economic aspects,
  • City planning -- Environmental aspects,
  • Sustainable development

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementAdrian Pitts.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNA2542.36 .P578 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3691941M
ISBN 100750654643
LC Control Number2003063599

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