Technique and Aesthetics in the Design of Tall Buildings
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Technique and Aesthetics in the Design of Tall Buildings by David Billington

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Published by Study of High-Rise Habitat .
Written in English


  • Public, Commercial, or Industrial Buildings,
  • Khan, Fazlur R,
  • Architecture,
  • Congresses,
  • Design and construction,
  • Structural design,
  • Tall buildings

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages92
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8418792M
ISBN 100939493012
ISBN 109780939493012

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