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The Future of cities in Britain and Canada

Proceedings of a Canada/UK colloquium, Val Morin, Quebec, Canada

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Published by Dartmouth .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canada,
  • Congresses,
  • Cities and towns,
  • Great Britain

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages149
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8195276M
    ISBN 100886451280
    ISBN 109780886451288

      Scientists also asked regular people, what they think of these ideas. Roughly 10% people like the idea of cities under the water and one in every five people think that floating cities are logical solution. Another 13% people said that the best is to have towns built high in sky.. But this is not the end. Brits are very wild, when it comes to imagining what could possibly happen.


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