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High Dwelling Density as Sustainability Solution in Lancaster. / Boyko, Christopher; Cooper, Rachel.

In: Proceedings of the ICE - Engineering Sustainability, Vol. 165, No. ES1, 03.2012, p. 81-88.

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Boyko, C & Cooper, R 2012, 'High Dwelling Density as Sustainability Solution in Lancaster', Proceedings of the ICE - Engineering Sustainability, vol. 165, no. ES1, pp. 81-88. https://doi.org/10.1680/ensu.2012.165.1.81

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Boyko C, Cooper R. High Dwelling Density as Sustainability Solution in Lancaster. Proceedings of the ICE - Engineering Sustainability. 2012 Mar;165(ES1):81-88. https://doi.org/10.1680/ensu.2012.165.1.81

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Boyko, Christopher ; Cooper, Rachel. / High Dwelling Density as Sustainability Solution in Lancaster. In: Proceedings of the ICE - Engineering Sustainability. 2012 ; Vol. 165, No. ES1. pp. 81-88.

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