A Vision of Britain: A Personal View of Architecture
Doubleday, 1989 - Architecture - 160 pages
Prince Charles stresses the need to preserve the unique character of towns and cities, the desirability of reviewing existing planning laws, and the importance of providing architecture on a human scale. 300 color photos.
A Vision of Britain
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