Architects" Drawings
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Published by Northwestern University Press .
Written in English


  • Design & Drafting,
  • Architecture

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsDeborah Nevins (Designer), Michael Graves (Designer)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9504681M
ISBN 100810108275
ISBN 109780810108271

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