Contemporary Japanese architecture, its development and challenge by BognaМЃr, Botond

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Published by Van Nostrand Reinhold in New York .

Written in English

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  • Japan

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  • Architecture -- Japan -- 20th century

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StatementBotand Bognár.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNA1555 .B52 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination363 p. :
Number of Pages363
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2864118M
ISBN 100442211740
LC Control Number84027089

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