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Urban Studies Research
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 767049, 9 pages
The Influences of Actual and Perceived Familiarity on Environmental Preferences for the Design of a Proposed Urban Square
Social, Economic and Geographical Sciences Group, The James Hutton Institute, Aberdeen AB15 8QH, UK
Received 8 April 2012; Revised 6 September 2012; Accepted 20 September 2012
Academic Editor: Adrian G. Aguilar
Copyright © 2012 Tony Craig et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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