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Visionary architecture blueprints of the modern imagination by Neil Spiller

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Published by Thames & Hudson in New York .
Written in English


  • Architecture, Modern -- 20th century,
  • Architecture, Modern -- 21st century

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 262-269).

StatementNeil Spiller.
LC ClassificationsNA680 .S65 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination271 p. :
Number of Pages271
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23241389M
ISBN 100500342261
ISBN 109780500342268
LC Control Number2006900527

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