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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Architecture, Modern -- 20th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementReyner Banham.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNA680 .B25 1980
The Physical Object
Pagination338 p. :
Number of Pages338
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4092024M
ISBN 100262520583
LC Control Number80000014

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