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Published by Academy Editions in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Itō, Toyoo, -- 1941-,
  • Architecture, Japanese,
  • Architecture -- Japan -- 20th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesArchitectural monographs -- no. 41, Architectural monographs (London, England) -- no.41
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p. :
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16820462M
ISBN 101854902709
LC Control Number95080216

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