Human Settlements in the Arctic: An Account of the ECE Symposium on Human Settlements Planning and Development in the Arctic, Godthåb, Greenland, 18-25 August 1978
Proceedings of a symposium which examined all aspects of community planning in arctic regions from government policies to specific problems associated with the construction process in cold climates.
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The construction of housing and other buildings
Address on behalf of the Government of Denmark
Human settlement objectives in the Arctic
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