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Growth and transformation of the modern city

Growth and transformation of the modern city

the Stockholm conference, September, 1978, University of Stockholm

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Published by Swedish Council for Building Research in Stockholm .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sweden,
  • Stockholm
    • Subjects:
    • Cities and towns -- Growth -- Congresses.,
    • Cities and towns -- Sweden -- Stockholm -- Growth -- Congresses.,
    • City planning -- Sweden -- Stockholm -- History -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[editors: Ingrid Hammarström and Thomas Hall].
      ContributionsHammarström, Ingrid, 1924-, Hall, Thomas, 1939-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT107 .G76
      The Physical Object
      Pagination278 p. :
      Number of Pages278
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4204414M
      ISBN 109154031613
      LC Control Number80483611

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