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Sustainable landscape construction

J. William Thompson

Sustainable landscape construction

a guide to green building outdoors

by J. William Thompson

  • 84 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Island Press in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Landscape construction,
  • Landscape protection,
  • Green products,
  • Ecological landscape design

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementWilliam Thompson and Kim Sorvig ; with drawings by Craig D. Farnsworth.
    ContributionsSorvig, Kim.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTH380 .T46 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18004674M
    ISBN 109781597261425, 9781597261432
    LC Control Number2007026192

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