Journal of
Geography and Regional Planning

  • Abbreviation: J. Geogr. Reg. Plann.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2070-1845
  • DOI: 10.5897/JGRP
  • Start Year: 2008
  • Published Articles: 394


Integrating tiny and small homes into the urban landscape: History, land use barriers and potential solutions

Krista Evans
  • Krista Evans
  • Department of Geography, Geology and Planning, Missouri State University, USA.
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  •  Received: 12 December 2017
  •  Accepted: 14 February 2018
  •  Published: 30 March 2018


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