Selection of articles from the Architecture, the monthly magazine of the American Institute of Architects.
|Other titles||Architecture (Washington, D.C.)|
|Statement||foreword by Donald Canty ; introduction by Andrea Oppenheimer Dean.|
|LC Classifications||NA712 .A64 1990|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 342 p. :|
|Number of Pages||342|
|ISBN 10||155835056X, 1558350640|
|LC Control Number||89018461|
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