6 edition of Sustaining Cities found in the catalog.
July 27, 1999
by McGraw-Hill Professional
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||416|
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Its nine essays look at such diverse topics as globalization and agriculture, public policies in modern cities, and corporate support in urban areas. Sustaining Cities: Environmental Planning and Management in Urban Design by Josef Leitmann,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.
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