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Landscape aesthetics and environmental planning critique of underlying premises

David Berry

Landscape aesthetics and environmental planning critique of underlying premises

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Published by Regional Science Research Institute in Philadelphia .
Written in English

  • Landscape architecture

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby David Berry
    SeriesRSRI discussion paper series ; no. 85, RSRI discussion paper series -- no. 85
    ContributionsRegional Science Research Institute
    The Physical Object
    Pagination40 p. ;
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22785177M

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