What architects desire by Cordula Rau

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Published by Springer Verlag in Wien, New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Miscellanea,
  • Themes, motives,
  • Drawing,
  • Architects

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Other titlesDesire
Statementdie Walverwandtschaften Munchen Zürich Boston, Cordula Rau, Eberhard Tröger, Ole W. Fischer (ed.).
ContributionsInternational Architectural Exhibition (12th : 2010 : Venice, Italy)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNA96 .W49 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24852443M
ISBN 103709103282
ISBN 109783709103289
LC Control Number2010931507

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