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Leicester University Engineering Building James Stirling and James Gowan by McKean, John

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Published by Phaidon Press in London .
Written in English


  • Stirling, James Frazer,
  • Gowan, James,
  • University of Leicester. -- Engineering Building

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references

StatementJohn McKean
SeriesArchitecture in detail, Architecture in detail (London, England)
The Physical Object
Pagination60 p. :
Number of Pages60
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16822230M
ISBN 100714831549

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