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Making cities more liveable

Debra Efroymson

Making cities more liveable

ideas and action

by Debra Efroymson

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Published by HealthBridge, WBB Trust in Dhaka .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Traffic engineering -- Bangladesh -- Dhaka,
  • City and town life -- Bangladesh -- Dhaka

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 112-116).

    Other titlesLiveable cities
    StatementDebra Efroymson, Maruf Rahman, Ruhan Shama.
    ContributionsRahman, Maruph., Shama, Ruhan., HealthBridge (Dhaka, Bangladesh), WBB Trust (Dhaka, Bangladesh)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE365.A-ZB.x5A-.x5ZD (H77)+
    The Physical Object
    Pagination116 p. :
    Number of Pages116
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23669629M
    LC Control Number2009346629

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