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Modern houses in America

Modern houses in America

a critical view of modern American houses

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Published by Process Architecture Publishing in Tokyo .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementcompiled by Stevens Hartt, John J McDermott, Nory Miller.
SeriesProcess: Architecture -- No.7
ContributionsHurtt, Steven.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17227578M

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