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Learning from the Japanese city

Barrie Shelton

Learning from the Japanese city

looking East in urban design

by Barrie Shelton

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture and society,
  • City planning,
  • Architecture and history,
  • Themes, motives,
  • Architecture

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBarrie Shelton
    SeriesPlanning history and environment
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA1550 .S49 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationpages cm
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25122272M
    ISBN 109780415554398, 9780415554404, 9780203817971
    LC Control Number2011048807


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