Quality of life in human settlements planning issues and space standards.

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Published by Institute of Development Studies, University of Mysore in Mysore .

Written in English

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  • India.,
  • Asia, Southeastern.


  • City planning -- India.,
  • City planning -- Asia, Southeastern.

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Includes bibliographical references.

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SeriesDevelopment studies ; no. 12, Development studies (Mysore) ;, no. 12.
ContributionsBhooshan, B. S., Sundaram, K. V.
LC ClassificationsHT169.I5 Q34
The Physical Object
Pagination63 p. :
Number of Pages63
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Open LibraryOL4383259M
LC Control Number78900592

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