City Transformed

Urban Architecture at the Beginning of the 21st Century (Masterpieces of Architecture) by Kenneth Powell

Publisher: New Line Books

Written in English
Cover of: City Transformed | Kenneth Powell
Published: Pages: 256 Downloads: 408
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Subjects:

  • Public Policy - City Planning & Urban Dev.,
  • Architecture,
  • General,
  • Sociology - Urban,
  • CITY PLANNING,
  • Political Science / City Planning & Urban Development,
  • URBANIZATION,
  • History - General
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8894955M
ISBN 101597640468
ISBN 109781597640466
OCLC/WorldCa149458048

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