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Architecture for the poor

Hassan Fathy

Architecture for the poor

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Published in Chicago, University of Chicago Press .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementHassan Fathy.
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii,345p. :
Number of Pages345
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22229812M
ISBN 100226239160


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