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Published by Rockport Publishers .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Individual Architectural Firms,
  • Criticism,
  • Architecture,
  • Individual Architect

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages131
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8662360M
ISBN 101564964078
ISBN 109781564964076

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