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Cultures of Glass Architecture (Design and the Built Environment) (Design and the Built Environment) (Design and the Built Environment) by Hisham Elkadi

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Published by Ashgate Publishing .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Architectural structure & design,
  • Urban & municipal planning,
  • Planning,
  • Architecture,
  • Public, Commercial, or Industrial Buildings,
  • Glass construction,
  • Architecture and globalization

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages103
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7990608M
ISBN 100754638138
ISBN 109780754638131

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