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Sustainable buildings and infrastructure

Annie R. Pearce

Sustainable buildings and infrastructure

paths to the future

by Annie R. Pearce

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Published by Earthscan in Abingdon, Oxon, New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Construction / General,
  • Sustainable construction,
  • HOUSE & HOME / Sustainable Living

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAnnie R. Pearce, Yong Han Ahn, and HanmiGlobal
    ContributionsAhn, Yong Han, Hanmi Kŭllobŏl Chusik Hoesa
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTH880 .P43 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25060906M
    ISBN 109780415690911, 9780415690928, 9780203130841
    LC Control Number2011035825


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نام کتاب: Sustainable Buildings and Infrastructure Paths to the Future نویسنده:Annie R. Pearce, Yong Han Ahn, Hanmi Global Co Ltd ویرایش: ۲ سال انتشار: ۲۰۱۸ فرمت: CHM تعداد صفحه: ۶۴۸ انتشارات: Routledge Description About Book Sustainable Buildings and Infrastructure Paths to the. Test bank for Sustainable Buildings and Infrastructure 2nd Edition.

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