Australian Earth-Covered Building (Australian Natural History Series)

by S. Baggs

Publisher: New South Wales Univ Pr Ltd

Written in English
Published: Pages: 184 Downloads: 578
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  • Engineering: general,
  • Mathematics and Science,
  • Earth Sheltered Housing,
  • Technology,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Australia,
  • TEC005000,
  • TEC,
  • Construction - General
The Physical Object
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9431105M
ISBN 100868403636
ISBN 109780868403632

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