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Urban space and urban conservation as an aesthetic problem

lectures presented at the international conference in Rome, 23rd-26th October 1997

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Published by "L"Erma" di Bretschneider in Rome .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture -- Aesthetics -- Congresses.,
  • Architecture -- Conservation and restoration -- Congresses.,
  • Cities and towns -- Conservation and restoration -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Gregers Algreen-Ussing ... [et al.].
    GenreCongresses.
    SeriesAnalecta Romana Instituti Danici -- 27
    ContributionsAlgreen-Ussing, Gregers.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA9053.C6 U73 2000
    The Physical Object
    Pagination71 p. :
    Number of Pages71
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19349177M
    ISBN 108882650979

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