A guide to Icelandic architecture

Publisher: Association of Icelandic Architects in Reykjavík

Written in English
Published: Pages: 206 Downloads: 917
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Statement[authors, Dennis Jóhannesson ... et al. ; English translation, Bernard Scudder].
ContributionsDennis Jóhannesson.
LC ClassificationsNA1250 .G84 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination206 p. :
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19886442M
ISBN 109979605286

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