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American architecture

American architecture

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Published by Graduate School of Architecture and Planning, Columbia University, Distributed by Rizzoli in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture -- United States,
  • Architecture -- United States -- 20th century,
  • Architectural design

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references

    Statementedited by Sheryl L. Kolasinski and P.A. Morton
    SeriesPrecis -- 4
    ContributionsKolasinski, Sheryl L, Morton, P. A, Columbia University. Graduate School of Architecture and Planning
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128 p. :
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17146008M
    ISBN 10084785373X

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