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Building in hot dry climates

Balwant Singh Saini

Building in hot dry climates

by Balwant Singh Saini

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Published by J. Wiley in Chichester [Eng.], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Building -- Tropics.,
  • Buildings -- Environmental engineering -- Tropics.,
  • Architecture, Tropical.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBalwant Singh Saini.
    ContributionsSaini, Balwant Singh.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTH153 .S24
    The Physical Object
    Pagination176 p. :
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4425954M
    ISBN 100471277649
    LC Control Number79041777

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