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Ecological architecture

a critical history

by James Steele

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Published by Thames & Hudson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture -- Environmental aspects,
  • Sustainable architecture,
  • Architecture, Modern -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 266-267) and index.

    StatementJames Steele.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA2542.36 .S74 2005
    The Physical Object
    Pagination272 p. :
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23239896M
    ISBN 100500342105
    ISBN 109780500342107


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