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Towards a concept of environmental conservation

Towards a concept of environmental conservation

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Published by Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh College of Art, Department of Architecture, Environmental Conservation Unit in Edinburgh .
Written in English


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Contributions by postgraduate students of the Joint Department of Architecture, Heriot-Watt University and Edinburgh College of Art.

Statementcourse director, Peter Whiston ; L.R. Bannon... [et al.].
ContributionsWhiston, Peter., Joint Department of Architecture, Heriot-Watt University and Edinburgh College of Art.
The Physical Object
Pagination375p. :
Number of Pages375
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20565192M


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