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Bioclimatic skyscrapers

Bioclimatic skyscrapers

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Published by Ellipsis in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous ed.: Balfour, Alan (1994), Ken Yeang: Bioclimatic Skyscrapers, Artemis, London.

StatementHamzah & Yeang ; with essays by Alan Balfour and Ivor Richards.
ContributionsYeang, Ken, 1948-, Hamzah, Tengku Robert., T.R. Hamzah & Yeang Sdn. Bhd.
The Physical Object
Pagination148p. ;
Number of Pages148
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22003089M
ISBN 101899858709

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