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Planning in cold climates

a critical overview of Canadian settlement patterns and policies

by Norman Pressman

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Published by Institute of Urban Studies in Winnipeg, Man., Canada .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada.,
  • Canada
    • Subjects:
    • City planning -- Climatic factors -- Canada.,
    • Winter -- Canada -- Psychological aspects.,
    • Urban policy -- Canada.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Norman Pressman and Xenia Zepic.
      SeriesWinter communities series ;, no. 1
      ContributionsZepic, Xenia., University of Winnipeg. Institute of Urban Studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT169.C3 P73 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination139 p. ;
      Number of Pages139
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2445995M
      ISBN 100920213138
      LC Control Number87142894

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