Modern American housing high-rise, reuse, infill by Peggy Tully

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Published by Syracuse University School of Architecture and Princeton Architectural Press in New York .

Written in English

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  • Domestic Architecture,
  • Architecture and society,
  • Case studies,
  • History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

Statementedited by Peggy Tully ; with contributions by Andrew Bernheimer [and seven others]
SeriesNew city books
LC ClassificationsNA7208.2 .M63 2013
The Physical Object
Paginationpages cm
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25361969M
ISBN 109781616891091
LC Control Number2012024510

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