TITLE

Green cities

AUTHOR(S)
Baird, Vanessa
PUB. DATE
June 1999
SOURCE
New Internationalist;Jun99, Issue 313, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Attempts to explain the differences in the shapes of cities. City categories; Practical design of colonial and company towns; Role of trams and trains in allowing cities to expand outwards. INSET: What makes cities turn green.
ACCESSION #
1983749

 

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