An approach to the acoustic design of outdoor space

  title={An approach to the acoustic design of outdoor space},
  author={A. L. Brown and Andreas Muhar},
  journal={Journal of Environmental Planning and Management},
  pages={827 - 842}
  • A. L. Brown, A. Muhar
  • Published 1 November 2004
  • Engineering
  • Journal of Environmental Planning and Management
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