The endless city

the Urban Age project by the London School of Economics and Deutsche Bank"s Alfred Herrhausen Society
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Phaidon , London
Cities and towns -- Growth, Urbanization, Urban policy, City planning, Globaliz
Statementedited by Ricky Burdett and Deyan Sudjic.
ContributionsBurdett, Richard., Sudjic, Deyan., London School of Economics and Political Science.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHT371 .E53 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination510 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22486509M
ISBN 100714848204
ISBN 139780714848204
OCLC/WorldCa154782992

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