1 edition of Buildings and the environment found in the catalog.
Buildings and the environment
Bibliography: p. 221-262.
|Statement||edited by Robert Goodland.|
|LC Classifications||TJ163.5.B84 B85, TJ163.5B84 B85|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||263 p. :|
|Number of Pages||263|
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