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Ecological urban architecture

Thomas Schröpfer

Ecological urban architecture

qualitative approaches to sustainability

by Thomas Schröpfer

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Published by Birkhauser in Basel .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sustainable architecture,
  • Building materials,
  • Modern Architecture,
  • Urban ecology (Sociology),
  • Environmental aspects,
  • Ecological houses,
  • Sustainability,
  • Designs and plans,
  • City planning

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    StatementThomas Schröpfer ; with contributions by Limin Hee ... [et al.].
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA2542.36 .S37 2012
    The Physical Object
    Pagination207 p.
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27141950M
    ISBN 103034608004
    ISBN 109783034608008
    LC Control Number2012449889
    OCLC/WorldCa769429665


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