Environmental quality for the highway user

a study of the relation of factors of visual quality to route design, phase IV.

Publisher: Harvard University, Graduate School of Design in Cambridge,Mass

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Research undertaken by the Department of Landscape Architecture Research Office, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University for the Federal Highway Administration, Office of Research, Environmental Design and Control Division.

ContributionsUnited States. Office of Research and Development. Environmental Design and Control Division., Harvard University. Graduate School of Design. Landscape Architecture Research Office.
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