Published 2013 by Syracuse University School of Architecture and Princeton Architectural Press in New York .
Written in EnglishRead online
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||edited by Peggy Tully ; with contributions by Andrew Bernheimer [and seven others]|
|Series||New city books|
|LC Classifications||NA7208.2 .M63 2013|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2012024510|
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