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Rethinking modernity towards post rational architecture by Jaimini Mehta

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Published by Niyogi Books in New Delhi .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Modern Architecture

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 142-144) and index.

StatementJaimini Mehta ; foreword, K.T. Ravindran
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNA500 .M44 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination155 p. :
Number of Pages155
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24907997M
ISBN 109788189738723
LC Control Number2011323005
OCLC/WorldCa707961689

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