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Urban renewal planning versus local values a study of modern urban policy and renewal processes and of their impact on a local community : with reference to the case of Gröna Gatan in Göteborg by A. Reza Kazemian

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Published by Chalmers University of Technology, School of Architecture, Department of Design Methodology in Göteborg, Sweden .
Written in English


  • Urban renewal -- Sweden -- Göteborg -- History.,
  • Urban policy -- Sweden -- Göteborg.,
  • Göteborg (Sweden),
  • Gröna Gatan (Goteborg, Sweden)

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Edition Notes

StatementA. Reza Kazemian.
ContributionsChalmers tekniska högskola. Dept. of Design Methodology.
LC ClassificationsHT178.S82 G67 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination226 p. :
Number of Pages226
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18435095M
ISBN 109170325626

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