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origins of sustainable development and its relationship to housing and community planning.

David D"Amour

origins of sustainable development and its relationship to housing and community planning.

by David D"Amour

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Published by CMHC, Research Division in [Ottawa] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Housing -- Environmental aspects -- Canada

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesOrigines du développement durable et son rapport avec le logement et l"urbanisme.
    SeriesSustainable development and housing -- research paper no. 1.
    ContributionsCanada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. Research Division.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 27, vi, 30 p. ;
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17627400M
    OCLC/WorldCa26257279

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